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Was Blue Matrin Fugate Really a French Orphan?

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Was Blue Matrin Fugate Really a French Orphan?

Posted: 22 Feb 2012 9:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Fugate, Stacy
Apparently we're all the hot news today on yahoo's homepage.

It's nothing new, it's the same old rehashing of the story of Benjy Stacy being born blue. (Check out the attached screenshot)

You can read it here: http://gma.yahoo.com/fugates-kentucky-skin-bluer-lake-louise...

My question is this: what is the evidence that Martin was "a French orphan?" As far as I can tell there were tons of Fugates around Virgina, Tennessee and Kentucky - and that they all were English or Scottish.

Can anyone shed some light on this for me? It's been bugging me for awhile.

Thanks!
Mary

PS In case you're wondering my g-g-g-grandmother was Ruth Fugate ~1814-~1870. Any matches or info on her direct line?
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speraetcreda 22 Feb 2012 4:34PM GMT 
Fugate_Adam 25 Feb 2012 7:30PM GMT 
MatthewsCK 25 Feb 2012 9:00PM GMT 
Bev Campbell 19 Apr 2012 3:45PM GMT 
Pony1957 11 Jun 2012 1:28AM GMT 
MatthewsCK 11 Jun 2012 4:27PM GMT 
gkchapple 7 Mar 2013 5:23PM GMT 
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