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Bertélemi Lauren is the patriarch to my husband’s family line. It’s is almost as if this man did not exist. He is not found in birth records of the area, he is not in any census, and any records of his death are missing as well. So with Bertélemi, I had to find him through references to him. Through others’ land transactions, and baptisms, along with delinquent tax records I have been able to piece together the life of this elusive man. An intriguing life it was.

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