5 Seychellois families who found relatives in Reunion thanks to a genealogy group

The first settlement in Seychelles can be traced back to 1770 when the islands’ first habitants settled on St Anne Island. The group included the French and their slaves, who were Indians and Africans.

Can the generation of today trace their lineage back to the island’s early days? Can this parental link extend beyond the Seychelles’ shores?

Recently, a group of people from Reunion — a French overseas department in the Indian Ocean — was on the island nation to establish the line of descent between families there and in Seychelles. This is being done through an association of genealogy studies – ‘Cercle généalogique de Bourbon….
Source: Seychelles News Agency