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Eastman's Online Genealogy

Eastman's Online Genealogy
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Practical Archivist GenealogyBlog Genealogy Guys Mac Genealogy Software | Mac Genealogy News & Information The Photo Detective Genealogy à la carte | A genealogy news blog from a Montréal, Québec point de vue GeneaPress GEDitCOM Genealogy Software Home Page Italy Origins Genealogy Insider "Who Do You Think You Are?": J.K. Rowling's French Family Tree Posted by Diane Let our "Who Do You Think You Are?" correspondent Shannon Combs Bennett take you inside last night's episode with J.K. Photo: Andrew Montgomery Sunday’s "Who Do You Think You Are?" Rowling visited stunning places, from the French national archives in Paris to the ancestral village of her second-great-grandmother on France's border with Germany. Her first stop included a treasure box of family history and helped to set the tone of the show: Sitting in her aunt’s home in Edinburgh, Scotland, Rowling gathered clues to Louis Volant's life. At the national archives, a bit of Rowling's world seemed to crumble as she realized the Louis Volant who received the Legion d’Honnuer wasn't her Louis. The men in the Territorial Regiments were 35 to 40 years old and were charged with guarding roads and bridges, not fighting. Records next led to Louis' mother, Salomé Schuch. "Who Do You Think You Are?"

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