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I Am French (huguenot)

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I started to learn french in the month of August (Aout) in 2014. In India if you have a degree with good score and you have a knowledge of atleast one foreign language, it gives...
    pamir1992 pamir1992 22-25, M Feb 19

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    This is my second year of french. The first year was a lot easier. My french teacher doesn't get up and teach us french. She just gives us worksheets to do and makes us translate...
    curious1998 curious1998 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    From my experience, a Long Sensual French Kiss not only gets my lady in the mood, but gets me ready, as well. My heart pounds HARDER, along with other parts of your body. Just...
    DJRedKnight DJRedKnight 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 7

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    My parents speak French to each other. I'll never understand what they say because French is a hard language to learn for me.
    ax299 ax299 13-15, M Feb 12

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    Bonjour. Je voudrais parler la francais. I've been tryna teach myself to speak french via apps. But I think I need some people I can converse with. I think the language is cool...
    tunta15 tunta15 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My great grandmother was from Montpellier. She married my great grandfather from San Remo. Having Montpellier French blood does not make me Gascon, but my great grandmother's...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F Feb 8

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    french fries and a glass of brandy .. the best of both worlds haha
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Feb 8

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    Any French speakers out there ?
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Feb 9

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    Who here knows how to speak french???? Or KREYOL
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F Feb 9

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    Eating whipped cream in a cup leftover from making crêpes yesterday in my french class. Breakfast of champions! And my accounting book accompanying me.
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Feb 12

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    It's not France that created the French fries but Belgian people. So I think its better to say Belgian fries.
    Skinnyhollisterjeans Skinnyhollisterjeans 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Do you want a French fry?! IM WILLING TO SHARE
    Chickie328 Chickie328 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 12

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    holy **** my french teacher is ******* hot god Dam
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F Feb 12

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    This is my first experience story, which happened 2 years ago in France. A bit long-winded but I need to set the scene. I rented a gite in France for 2 weeks with the intention of...
    Top53 Top53 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    SS FRANCE: The SS France first took fare paying passengers in 1962 and was one of the most glamorous ocean liners of her day, not to mention the biggest. She plied the North...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Feb 18

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    SERGE GAINSBOURG meets WHITNEY HOUSTON on Michel Drucker's TV show. One of the most notorious unscripted moments in French TV. Gainsbourg did and said exactly as he liked...I...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Feb 20

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    I want to learn French. I need someone my age who is fluent so I can practice it when I speak to him/her
    anonymaes anonymaes 22-25, F a week ago

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    Admittedly, I can be s shy person. At age 17, I had never kissed a girl, but I was surely wanting to kiss my girl "friend". I simply was way too shy to make the first move...
    renedpanties renedpanties 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Sometimes when we are busy or tense or just rushing our love making we can forget how wonderful kissing can be! Is there anything quite like the connection when you are totally in...
    MatureolderguyUK MatureolderguyUK 46-50, M Feb 6

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    Just over a year ago me and two of my friends decided to take a trip to Varadero Cuba. It was a very spontaneous trip, we were getting very sick of the cold winters that we get in...
    Angusbeef11 Angusbeef11 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Suelemont un petit peu ...........
    davidparker9 davidparker9 22-25, M Feb 12

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    FRANÇOIS DEGUELT: 'Par Ce Cri' (1959). Found it! And old favourite of mine turns up and the artist isn't even credited(!) Music by Henri Salvador, lyric by Charles Aznavour...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Feb 13

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    any one joining the ffl from SA in 2015??
    bloubakkie bloubakkie 18-21 4 Responses Feb 14

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    Bonjour! Mon nom est Michael. Je suis Australien. Comment allez-vou?
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Who wants a kiss me??? :* :*
    ninibae ninibae 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    J'etudie la français , j'aime la longue mais que c'est difficile! J'ai un grande examen de francais apres quatre mois, pouvre moi :/
    aya101 aya101 16-17, F Feb 19

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    Is anyone joining from London in April and onwards of 2015
    IWantToRunAwayNow IWantToRunAwayNow 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    Salut! Je m'appelle Joseph et j'ai de 28 ans.Je suis de Hollande et j'habite de Tilburg.Je parle Anglais , Néerlandais.Je parle un petit peu Francais. Enchante!
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I think it started in the army oh man you wanna see classy stunning women they are in the military .plus the back of the neck sexxy oh man.
    cubsarmy cubsarmy 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Honestly is the biggest turn on
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    What do you call a Frenchman wearing sandals? Philippe Philoppe!
    Hopespringseternal Hopespringseternal 31-35, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Long sensual french kissing, neck kisses, kissing all down the bod, who can think of more?
    ardatlilitu ardatlilitu 26-30, F 11 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I am starting learning how to talk french and spanish . because I am bored without doing somthing.
    jeffffffffffffffffff jeffffffffffffffffff 13-15, M 10 Responses 16 hrs ago