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Why leave Lorraine in 1869?

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Why leave Lorraine in 1869?

Posted: 26 Mar 2011 8:33PM GMT
Classification: Query
Wondering WHY my ancestor left Lorraine in 1869, right before the War. He talked about the Franco Prussian War and we always supposed he took part in it. He was French, but settled in a German Catholic area of mostly Luxembourg immigrants. As far as I can tell, he was the only person in his family to immigrate to America. His father was Henri Hermann, or Harmann. My ancestor's name was Jean Pierre Harmann (that's how he spelled his name in America), born in 1839. Any pointers anyone can give me?
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arbojenn19 27 Mar 2011 2:33AM GMT 
hamptonsjoy 31 Mar 2011 4:24PM GMT 
LearnGenealog... 31 Mar 2011 9:44PM GMT 
arbojenn19 31 Mar 2011 9:59PM GMT 
goodfeller 2 Apr 2011 1:41PM GMT 
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