I am Virginia Rae (Bertrand) Lowe born in Chicago 1936, My father was Raymond Charles Bertrand born 1907 in Topeka, KA. He spent his Most of his life in Chicago His father was Henry T. Bertrand born in 1866, either in Missouri or Michigan.
In doing my tree I came across Henri Gratin Bertrand and some of his history, there may be a connection to my family. My dad was the 3rd son, his brothers were Edward, Harry (dad) and William. I am now 77 and trying to gather ancestry for my family.