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Champagne and Borrowes family papers
M1599  
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Description
The papers of and/or pertaining to the Robillard de Champagné family from the Saintonge in southwestern France and some of their descendants, the Borrowes family. Materials consist of ancestries, baptismal records, correspondence, court documents, financial documents, marriage certificates, notes about the papers by descendants, and more.
Background
The Champagné family was a French Protestant (Huguenot) family living in France when the Edict of Nantes was revoked. The revocation criminalized their religion and they escaped from France. The Borrowes were descendants of the Champagnés.
Extent
15.32 Linear Feet 4 oversize, 4 flat, 5 manuscript, 5 custom kaseboxes, 17 map folders
Restrictions
Much of this material is believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.