This and the family tree in the album imply that they are the farthest back recorded Picard or La Barre known.
The name Francoise (properly spelled Françoise) is actually a female name, the correct male form being François. However, it is unknown whether Francoise was the result of a misunderstanding or was simply a typo.
The article containing this information was included in the Picard family album during the filming of Generations. However, the information is non-canon as the article was never seen on-screen.