I Am French (huguenot)

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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

    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

    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
    70+, F
    Jun 24, 2012

    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
    1 Response May 13, 2011


    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

    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

    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
    Oct 20, 2013

    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
    1 Response Mar 17, 2009

    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

    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
    Jun 27, 2010

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    perlant perlant
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    Meduchan Meduchan
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 12
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    DarkAngel24 DarkAngel24
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    Inthedark16 Inthedark16
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