On Genealogy: Filles du roi – Descendant of Jeanne-Claude De Boisandré

Who Are the Filles du roi?  Most Canadians are familiar with the King's Daughters'/Filles du roi, especially those with French descent. If you aren't familiar, they were some 700 women who arrived in the colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the financial sponsorship of King Louis XIV of France. Most were …

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On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!

My lineage just gets better and better!  To date I have discovered a relation to a King of France, a US President, one of the Filles du Roi, an explorer,  a colleague of Samuel de Champlain, a great Uncle who died in WWI in Flanders ... these are just some of my finds ... and …

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