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Lisa Gilmore Lier
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  • Metairie, LA
  • United States
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Gilmore, DuBell, Garner, Stephens, Brooks, allied families!
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Scotland, The Netherlands
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
While visiting family one of my aunts brought up her grandfather John DuBell and told a story about how he came from Holland and cut off all ties to his family there. I have always loved history and a mystery like that was screaming to be solved. While we were there I started asking questions and writing things down! I wish I had "known what I was doing" back then, because I would have asked better questions! I know now that most of us have that regret about something, don't we?

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Who IS John DuBell?

My Great-Grandfather, John DuBell was a colorful man and we are still striving to find the truth of his journey to America!



My grandfather, Alexander “Alec” DuBell was the first generation born in America in his paternal family… his father; John DuBell came here in 1864/69 from The Netherlands. He bought farmland in Franklin Parish, Louisiana and raised a family there.



The stories are:

1. He was “Shanghaied” by a “press gang” in Amsterdam and made to work on a… Continue

Posted on January 28, 2010 at 8:30am

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At 11:30am on October 19, 2009, Lisa Gilmore Lier said…
Did you see the photograph I uploaded here of John and Josephine DuBell? You may have sen a photocopy of it from Dorothy before. I love it!
At 11:23am on October 19, 2009, John Prins said…
Sounds good to me , let's go with it!!John
At 8:01pm on October 17, 2009, John Prins said…
Hi Lisa
I joined like you asked me too.I'll see how this goes as I never joined anything like this before.John
 
 
 

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