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Old Posted Jun 22, 2010, 5:38 AM
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Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire View Post

...Interestingly, the Glesses, the Oxararts, and the Amestoys were apparently all French Basques who emigrated first to Argentina, and then, so the story goes, all arrived in Southern California on the same ship. And people here in NY ask why I love Los Angeles....
Very interesting history. I wouldn't have guessed that Gless was a Basque name.

The Basques actually have a long history in Calfornia, even many of the French settlers were actually ethnic Basques.


Great pictures and posts yet again! I haven't really been going into this thread for the past week or so because I've been busy with family visiting from Hawaii. Now I can give it more than just a quick glance.
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