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I Am French (huguenot)

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    My Mum Does Family History

    i dont know a great deal but my mother tells me some of our ancestors were the crystal blowers who were invited by the czech king ... it sounds romantically medieval but i am lacking the historical knowledge my mum knows more than me about it... my mum says her mother was Frater...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 19, 2011

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    Gedeon La Plante Merlet

    The Mellott family are direct decendents of Gedeon "La Plante" Merlet. Below is a link I have found that tells the tale: http://deepsouthernroots.familytreeguide.com/getperson.php?personID=I94855&tree=T1&PHPSESSID=ece2a6ca992742ba65e6a2eebfe725e6
    agreenwaldfamily agreenwaldfamily 31-35 Jun 27, 2010

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    My Father's Name Isn't Jean-pierre Or Hippolyte!

    He is part Tunisian, but wholly French and Hugenot, descended of a military family who assisted in the colonisation of the French colonies in Tunisia and Algeria. His mother was Bedouin Tunisian, marrying my grandfather in Tunisia before he was returned to Metropolitan France in...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Aug 19, 2013

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    Huguenot Roots

    My forebears chose to fight against Napoleon in the army of the Duke of Wellington and were rewarded with a grant of land in the North East of England after the victory at Waterloo; they prospered and slowly moved south. I am proud of my Huguenot Roots but proud of my English...
    Honiton Honiton 61-65, M Jul 15, 2011

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    I Am The Descendant Of French Huguenots

    Born in Louisiana, genealogical records had been handed down from generation to generation, tracing our ancestry back to the family Calmes from Languedoc. I have greatly enjoyed knowing from whence we came!
    MichelDeCalmes MichelDeCalmes 56-60 May 13, 2011

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    My Children Are Huguenot

    I am collecting family histories of flight and settlement in USA for publication. We are writing folktales, do not need to be footnoted, Oral histories are fine.
    qjr1 qjr1 66-70, F Jun 24, 2012

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    Marquis Calmes ...

    The son of Guillaume William de Calmes “Seigneur de Barbeiran” and his wife Francoise de St. Cernin, … Marquis Guillaume De Calmes was born in 1675 in Trebs Dioc de Carcassone Languedoc France. While the family was titled, Marquis was probably not a rank. The family was...
    abncavscout abncavscout 46-50, M 16 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    South Africa.

    My family tree extends all the way to France, we sailed to islands off of Africa then moved into South Africa and blended in with the dutch and English.
    luceysoul luceysoul 18-21 Oct 20, 2013

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    History

    My family left france during the revolution and came to america. Vassuer or Le Vassuer. There were some members of the family that were of nobility Some were not.   Most of them settled in Kentucky and the surrounding areas. Still doing research, never know what you will...
    Tazchi Tazchi 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    French Ancestry...

    I am the descendant of our earliest traced ancestor, and the one registered with the Huguenot Society, Antione Leroux, 1451. I am In the Languedoc Chapter of the society. During the reign of terror against the Huguenots, as with many, many of my relatives went to Germany to have...
    Lash59 Lash59 46-50 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I like French class This is my second year of taking it It's pretty easy when ur paying attention And it annoys me when someone can't understand My French teacher is extremely nice...
    Aroura666 Aroura666 16-17, F Mar 20

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    I grew up in america, raised by my french mother. She taught me and my sister to speak french when we were young, but I barely speak it anymore.
    Nessa11231 Nessa11231 18-21, F Mar 24

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    i am lerning french and i am loving it if you guys are learning too or rather you speak french i am open to new friends, i also need some clues, if you speak portuguese it would...
    adonys adonys 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To this day that french kiss I will allways remember. It was awesome its what memories are made of!
    nammee56 nammee56 56-60, M Mar 23

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    There is just something satisfying about a tongue twister.. literally tasting the person you're with. I tend to become stuck sometimes while frenching someone a little more than...
    KamasutraGirl KamasutraGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I am joining the French foreign legion in June looking for as much information as possible
    Tech88 Tech88 18-21, M Mar 24

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    Yesterday there was a question about would you like to part of a French language group on ep. I said yes. Je parle francais. Ma langue maternelle est semblable.
    LaurenHaf LaurenHaf 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I would French kiss my hot boyfriend all day and fall asleep making out with him... among other things... if I had a hot boyfriend to kiss in the first place.
    borednshit borednshit 13-15, M Apr 6

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    I really enjoy kissing so much, and French kissing is always so sensual with the right person. My current boyfriend is an amazing kisser; lots of tongue and very very passionate...
    BexBaby84 BexBaby84 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    spent 3 days with him on a hill station. We met couple of weeks ago in my city for an hour or so (through grindr) and just chatted a bit, liked each other. Later on phone, he asked...
    Adam4u Adam4u 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    WITH SHERRIFF 1. ONE PERSON SWITCHES CARS 2. PHILO GRABBED ACCORD REPORT THE FAT COW
    NYCARFLOWWITHSHER NYCARFLOWWITHSHER 51-55, F 4 hrs ago

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    Comme le disait kateb yacine, la langue française est notre butin de guerre.
    Andalousia Andalousia 31-35, F Mar 24

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    There is someone I could kiss for hours- my first and lost love....I miss you sweetheart and I will kiss you again one day and I will never let you go again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    The first time we kissed I knew I wanted more, I would come back to do it again. The second time I came back, I new that I wanted to kiss her forever. I can't explain or express in...
    Jonny1959 Jonny1959 56-60, M Apr 2

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    Hey, I'm a beginner and I would like company in this path. Come with me.
    elis007 elis007 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    La langue est très belle et intéressante. Qu'est-ce que vous pensez? Je crois que le français est développer très rapidement dans le Terre. Est-ce que tu acquiesce? J'adore le...
    xNickDavidx xNickDavidx 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I love to eat them . I want to get some to eat right now.
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Apr 10

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    I was born in Toulouse, but when I was just a little kid my family moved to Canada. I didn't remember much of those few years spent in France, but I missed it a lot. I came home...
    demoisellecapulet demoisellecapulet 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    La vie est seulement rendu une foi. Moment d'aujourd'hui devient la memoire de demain. Profitez de chaque instant, bonne ou mauvaise. Parce que le don de la vie est la vie meme.
    Alissson Alissson 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I love my coffee any time of day. I use K-cups and a French press. The French press makes superior coffee, but using the pods provides an instant fix. So.... I usually use a pod on...
    runner70 runner70 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have to learn accents for when I'm acting, but when I hear them they tend to just slip into certain words of my vocabulary. For example, I have a kind of stereotypical 'English...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Or for short "TA". Was one of the first things I read in this catagory. And I was like "Why havent I read this befor?, I wish I had read it many years ago". Which I think was good...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    when you smoke a blunt and hope in the shower. mid way u realize u been in there for an hour just soaping ur body. in your head "how the french am I still high up in this shower...
    Queasha Queasha 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm sick today and on my period. Got the kids set up with Paw patrol and snacks, so I can cuddle up on the couch and rest. I go to use my couch blanket and it smells like my...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    Some moron is always asking or commenting, "The Africans sold their own people into slavery !" I guess some people don't realize that just like there are different nationalities...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I can't speak French but I love listening to French songs. To me, listening to French songs is like watching silent films. In silent films, the lack of spoken words never...
    FernwehTardigrade FernwehTardigrade 18-21, M Mar 24

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    It was she that came to me…In a dream I wish so often to be a reality….I came home to find she had beaten me home from a long day’s work.Exiting my car...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Love for Francoise Yes, her AND her music. I have been enthralled too long by her for me to only be a fan , a passerby, of her heart searing music. Thinking back, I cannot...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I remember my first kiss just like it was yesterday.. Me and my older sis (technical my aunt) but she was only 4yrs older than me. She was a senior in the same secondary school I...
    Mama86 Mama86 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Today, I went to some french association to ask about watercolor lessons. I ended up staying there and having my first lesson. It was a small group of 4 people. The teacher...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    OMG I can't even tell you how much I hate some people. NO JOKE several times a day I come to a point where I want to stab some people in the back and when people ask me why I will...
    prettylittleliesxoxo prettylittleliesxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Born in Montreal, my parents moved to Vancouver when I was seven or eight. I call English my first language even though it's really French, but my French is bad, and my accent is...
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T 3 Responses Apr 7

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