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Barras (Bara) Genealogy

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Re: BARRAS Surname

Posted: 24 Nov 2001 6:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 May 2003 6:14PM GMT
Surnames: BARRAS(S)
Hey Stan, we've corresponded before but this is the first time I've seen mention of the Barras associated with Napoleon & Josephine. My grandma insisted that her husband was definitely related to that particular Barras from France. As the story goes: Vicomte Paul Henri Barras had a wife & 2 or 3 sons. When things got too hot in France, politically speaking, Vicomte headed for N. Ireland with his sons, settled them there with land, then returned to France to live out the rest of his life incognito. These sons, or at least 1 of them, moved to England, had a family, one of which was my grampa. I have here John Edward Barras b.1847 Leeds, York. who married Sarah Howden. (John's father was Paul Henri Francois Nicolas Barras) I do have the rest of the family names , dates & places from John Edward on down to today. I'll be glad to send the info if you think you have a match. Jay
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Stan Barras 24 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Peter T. Porche Sr. 11 Jul 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Stan Barras 11 Jul 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Sharon A. Martino 8 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Stan Barras 27 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Sharon A. Martino 27 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Stan Barras 25 Nov 2001 3:04AM GMT 
lrekow1 10 Sep 2002 12:24AM GMT 
HarveyA12 17 Jul 2010 3:34PM GMT 
johnthebelove... 25 Nov 2001 1:31AM GMT 
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