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Aug 21, 2014 - Tracing family history

In 1678, a group of Huguenot families established a community in the Hudson Valley of New York in the hope of creating a home where they could worship as they chose. My father's family has published a family history and pedigree chart that traces back to a "Christian DuBois." I am doing this from memory and I am not sure of his name, except that the DuBois family were French Huguenots that escaped the purge of the Protestants by heading to the Netherlands. Many immigrated to the Dutch communities in New York. The Dutch were known to be very...

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