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Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?



The grandparent's occupation thread was interesting, and it made me think of where some of them were from.

Both of my grandfathers were from St. Martinville, LA. My paternal grandpaw moved to Morgan City as a young man to work on the railroad. My maternal grandpaw moved to NOLA as a child.

My paternal grandmaw was from Gibson, LA and my maternal grandmaw was born in NOLA, but very little is known about her background as she was ophaned at 12, and raised by her older brothers.



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greasemonkey
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Paternal Hawkinsville Georgia

maternal Macclenny Florida






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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Paternal

Grandmother-Sicily, Italy she came over when she was a baby how they got to BR, I have no idea.
Grandfather-Bassfield, ms.

Maternal

Both grandparents were from oneonta, New York, a small upstate town. My grandpa got stationed here when he was in the marines.






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Paternal
San Diego, California

Maternal
Paw paw: Covington, Louisiana
Maw maw: Morse, Louisiana






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DirtyMikeandtheBoys
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Paternal:
PowPow - NOLA
MowMow - Palermo, Sicily, Italy left for NOLA as baby as my Great PowPow fled Mussolini.

Maternal:
G'paw - Don't know, I assume NOLA
G'maw - Don't know, I assume NOLA






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El Josey Wales
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


East Carroll parish on both sides.





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DrTyger
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Maternal - Belle Chase
Paternal - Houma






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Nodust
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Ascension parish.





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All my grandparents were born and raised in N. LA. Both sides of my family were in North America before the Revolution. Some crossed over on ships. Some arrived quite a while before that via the Bering Land Bridge.





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Powpow born and raised in White Castle, La then moved on to Baton Rouge after school.
Granny grew up on a plantation in West Baton Rouge
Both Maternal, I know nothing about my paternal grandparents as they were long passed before I was born and my father's family sucks so IDGAF



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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Maternal - Port Allen and Livonia

Paternal - Thibadeaux and Point au chen






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KingRanch
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


quote:

Thibadeaux


Where's that?






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Crawdaddy
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Ponchatoula
Donaldsonville/New Orleans

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Some towns in Iowa






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DeboseKnows
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Paternal: Sanford, Fl

Maternal: Ocala, Fl

I'm a 6th or 7th generation Floridian.






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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


You know what I'm talking about smartass





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LSUFan3434
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


dad's side: paw paw was from minnesota and maw maw was from washington, la
mom's side: paw paw was from morgan city and maw maw was from lake charles






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Judge Smails
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


Maternal - North LA
Paternal - Winona, MS






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oleyeller
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re: Spin off thread of the grandpareents occupation. Where were they from?


one set
both from nola

other set
grandpa from columbia ms
grandma from baton rouge






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OntarioTiger
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Paternal – grandpa - western NC
Grandma - ONT
Maternal – grandma - northern Manitoba
grandpa - Croatia (we think but came over as an orphan and did not know himself)






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