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French Canadians in the Revolutionary War? OUI!

I have been a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution a.k.a. The D.A.R. for years now through my father’s side. All the interesting lineage is on that side; Mayflower, D.A.R., Salem Witch Trials, Magna Carta, Jamestown Society, Charlemagne, etc. So imagine my surprise when I came across a D.A.R. Patriot on my mother’s French Canadian side!!! I happened to read a blog post about a number of French Canadian’s that helped the American cause and are approved Patriots. C’EST PAS VRAI!? I have TONS of French Canadian’s on my mom’s side. Heck, her whole lineage is French Canadian other than one Irish line. 


I printed out the 13-page list from the list that Deb Duay has put together on her website Index to French Canadian Revolutionary War Patriots and started going through the list comparing it to my own tree. I have to admit that I’ve neglected some of these lines on my mom’s side. Let’s face it, would you rather research a Salem Witch Trials lines or more Fille du Roi lines? Btw,…

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