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Great Grandmother

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Re: Great Grandmother

Posted: 15 Dec 2012 11:52AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Nicole,

You're really welcome - I'm glad the information gleaned from the site can be of assistance.

Because my great-grandmother had several siblings, I spent quite a bit of time poring over the details it contained and I started to get a sense of their lives in NC. The godparents gave me an idea of whom they mixed with and were possibly related to. The occupations listed for parents and godparents gave an insight into their lifestyle.

The multiple marriages are intriguing. Where with my British/Australian research death led to remarriage,that doesn't seem to have been the case with the French!

Their naming traditions are something I would like to know more about. Children seemed to have 3 Christian names one of which would be chosen as their given name and others as the baptismal name and then sometimes a different combination for the birth registration. I started to see why members of the family recalled them by different names.

Whilst doing this section of my research I realised that we Aussies who have NC roots are a distinct breed with something in common. I know the Huegenot descendents have their own societies around the world, I wonder if there is one for our lot?

I would like to take the opportunity here to thank Christian Martinet who compiled the dictionary. It is an invaluable tool.


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Nicole Dayman 20 Oct 2012 8:16AM GMT 
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Nicole Dayman 15 Dec 2012 6:00AM GMT 
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