Franco-American Collection

Nancy Lee (Morin) Huff

"Most of them had just one child each except for our father, who was Lucien, who due to circumstances beyond his control...was told because had had gotten into trouble that he was going to be sent back to Canada if he could not prove  his citizenship.  When he could not seem to do this, a lawyer told him that he had to marry, and marry quickly, and have lots of children so they wouldn’t deport him back to Canada."

Nancy Lee Huff was born Nancy Lee Morin to Lucien and Mary Adams Morin in 1945.  In this interview with her sister, Peggy Plapis, she recounts her discoveries about the family history through talking to her uncle, Davila "Dave" Morin and genealogical research.

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