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The Foreign French: Nineteenth Century French Immigration into Louisiana, Volume 1 - 1820-1839 Hardcover – December 1, 1990


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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana (December 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0940984563
  • ISBN-13: 978-0940984561
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.8 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,088,270 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 27, 1999
Format: Hardcover
This book has only about 20 pages of general info about French immigration to Louisiana during the period of 1820-1839. The book also contains 12 pages of tables of statistics about the immigrants. The remaining 551 pages are the alphabetical listings of French immigrants containing name, age, sex, occupation, nationality (which is France obviously), port of departure, date of arrival, and destination of the immigrant listed. Most of them had no particular destination. If your ancestors are listed, you are fortunate but the book also has thousands of other listings about which you will have no interest.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on November 30, 1999
Format: Hardcover
This book covers a time in history for which there is a lack of data and information. This listing brings to light as many names as possible of French immigrants to Louisiana. Intertwined within its pages are the names of families who helped to make Louisiana the great state that it has become. Although it may not contain the names of every French immigrant for the period in question, it is an extremely valuable dictionary for any historian or genealogist!
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By A. Elam on September 18, 2005
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This is a great book for your family history if they came in by ship to New Orleans. I found it very informative.
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