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Circle Genealogic and Historic Champanellois

Association "Law 1901" of Saint-Genès-Champanelle, 63 , France

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question A In 1999, the population of Saint-Genès-Champanelle rose with 2468 inhabitants.

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question B Yes, Saint-Genès-Champanelle forms part of the Regional Natural Reserve of the Volcanos of Auvergne.

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question C It is twinned in Kallmünz since june 23, 1984.

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question D Chirent was the most frequent patronym between 1828 and 1900.

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question E Only Theix, Nadaillat and Fontfreyde had centenaries at the 19th century.

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question F The tomb of Benoit GONOD, instigator and first director of the municipal library of Clermont-Ferrand, built about 1840, is located at Thèdes.

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question G It is the shepperd Jean TOURNEL who discovered on january 12,1873 1873 the treasure of Manson now exposed to Museum BARGOIN of Clermont-Ferrand.

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question H It is Jean-Paul SANNES who was the mayor of Saint-Genès-Champanelle in 1823 and his assistant was CHOCOT ainé known as Noël Jean.

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question I 1985 saw the creation of 7 associations.

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question J The automobile Gordon Bennett cup took place in 1905. The departure was given in the plain of Laschamps.

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question K It is Puy de la Vache which throne to 1167 meters of altitude and which has a breached crater.

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question L The inhabitants of Beaune-le-chaud are Beaunois.

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question M In all the villages, the first name of Marie (Mary) arrives largely at the head at the 19th century.

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question N It is the blazon of the family De Montrognon.

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question O It is Michel Cohade and Claude Astier who were designed deputy on march 8, 1789 by a village assembly.

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question P To date, it was listed 58 visible crosses on the territory of Saint-Genès-Champanelle.

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question Q Only one candidate of the list of Roger GARDES obtained less than 1000 votes at the time of the local elections of March 2001.

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question R It is at the polling station of Fontfreyde that the most important variation of voice was noted compared to the votes cast.

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question S Three lists disputed the favours of the voters in 1989 for the local elections.

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question T It is at the polling station of Beaune-le-chaud that the abstension was weakest.

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question U It is at the village of Berzet that the tradition of the festival of the Torches was started again.

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question V It is into 1945 that Marie-Louise TOURY , teacher, was elected at the town council .

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question W It is into 1925 that work began from electrification of the commune by the Hydro-electric Company of Auvergne.

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last update on January 18, 2006

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listed crosses 59
old postcards of the commune 153
old postcards except commune 47
old postcards of Puy de Dôme 118
associations listed on the commune 186
Gordon-Bennett Cup 74


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