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Henri-Gatien Bertrand

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Re: Henri-Gratien Bertrand

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 7:05AM GMT
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Hello.My father's Mother was french,from Montreal,a Bertrand,decent of the General.Her name was Caroline.She had brothers Who worked here in the states and most were Quarry workers,rugged and drinkers,nice hard working men,of whom I remember only one.She married a Bowton who deserted her and her two daughters,Ellen Edna,and I'll ask my Dad,one of Edna's sons,what her name was.I know my Dad loved his Grandmother,one of the few people he has expressed open affection in recall to.She passed on her crepe recipe and the Napoleon lore.It seems to me that French history has tried to erase this lineage,claiming Fanny and Henri's children had no children themselves.Refer to the death bed painting with Fanny and the children for at least a glimpse.I have even suspected a direct line to Napoleon,as my brother and Dad bare a striking resemblance,and my Dad has a cut and dry outlook,and is on the extreme side of tough love.He was born in 1921 and is still travelingand active!
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Marici_Marchi... 15 Apr 2004 2:28PM GMT 
Carolyn Spain 4 Sep 2005 10:57PM GMT 
Marici Marchini 5 Sep 2005 1:44PM GMT 
Carolyn Spain 5 Sep 2005 5:03PM GMT 
Andrew Larson 8 Oct 2005 10:04AM GMT 
Buyandfind 30 Sep 2011 1:05PM GMT 
tbv1 5 Nov 2011 6:48PM GMT 
NANETTEKNIGHT 31 Jul 2012 2:54AM GMT 
Sean Malone 18 Jan 2007 2:54AM GMT 
julianacancio 2 Mar 2011 11:40PM GMT 
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