GENIRE-L ArchivesArchiver > GENIRE > 1998-07 > 0901381258
Subject: Re: Reasons for immigrating to France
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 1998 15:40:58 GMT
In article <>,
> Sophie wrote:
> >Why and under what circumstances would an irishman migrate to France
> >before 1775?
> I can't think of any circumstances that would lead an Irishman (capital I, by
> the way) to france before, during or after 1775! <G>
> Ed in Chicago
And of course there should be a coptial "F" on "France" as well...
Anyway... Depending on the family, Many French protestants fled to Ireland
(amongst other places) in the 1700s to avoid persecution... The family may
well have been returning to their ancestral homeland.
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