Tag Archives: Allan Greer

French-American query about the Huguenots

Huguenot massacre

A nice email letter came from a reader asking about the Huguenots. Her query gave me the opportunity to provide some context around the subject of “who is a Franco-American”?  Typically, Franco-Americans are often identified as only the ancestors of the people who settled in New France, during the 17th and 18th centuries. I’ve discussed […]

Franco-American population diversity

book jacket The People of New France

A concluding chapter in a book by Allan Greer titled, “The People of New France“, discussed the diversity of the French-Canadians. I’ve written about this subject in the past. Therefore, I appreciated reading Greer’s point of view. Although French-Canadians, and the Franco-Americans, who descended from this special population of people, may appear to have similar […]