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