Franco Americans of Rhode Island, 1880

by Albert H. Ledoux

Publisher: Ledoux in State College, Pa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 277 Downloads: 314
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    • French Americans -- Rhode Island -- Genealogy.,
    • Rhode Island -- Genealogy.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAlbert H. Ledoux.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF90.F7 L4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 277 p. ;
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4761712M
      LC Control Number78108617

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