If I know anything about the French, I imagine that particular revelation must have been slightly awkward.]]>
They had to start their family history all over again from the perspective that they were NOT from France. The good news is that they were able to trace their roots succesfully this time around and they were primarily descended from jewish immigrants from Russia.]]>
He’s always been a little vague about why exactly.
He always says it’s because he heard that their young men all take off for two years and leave their women behind.]]>
There was family lore that said my maiden name a was French name, originally spelled with an “E” on the end of it. When I joined the church and started doing family history research, I quickly learned that wasn’t true. The family name was originally French, but it was way different from what our name became over the years. Some of my family members didn’t want to give up their long-held belief in this story about our name.]]>