You have been wanting to trace your French ancestors for a long time now, but did not know how to do it ? You are lost among the wealth of the French archives? In this two parts publication, I’ll share with you the variety of the French archives. Let’s start with the National Archives.
If you’re searching for your French ancestry, you may have already encountered French family names. Maybe, your family name is French. But do you know what is means ? Can your French name help you in your research ? Let’s find what’s behind a French name.
When you set out to trace the lives of your French females ancestors, you may think it is easier to make a genealogy of a man. There are few sources and records for women. At least, that’s what you think. So where are the women in the archives?
1520 new engagement contracts for the Americas are now available online. If your French ancestor left France from La Rochelle, you may find him online. Discover how.