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Old 11-22-2011, 07:06 AM   #1
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What's your ethnic heritage?

Recently my parents were doing our family tree and found out we had some ancestors from Ireland which I found interesting. Is their anything interesting in your family tree? Possibly a famous ancestor? What is your ethnicity from both your mother and fathers side?

My father is Irish and English
My mother is German


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Old 11-22-2011, 07:09 AM   #2
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My mother is Swedish (75%) and German (25%)
My father is Norwegian, English, Irish, Welsh

Lots of interesting ancestors in my family tree.

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Old 11-22-2011, 07:24 AM   #3
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As far as I know, I'm a bottle of ketchup. I didn't meet my real father until I was 18. Mom said he has some German in him, but who knows. On my Mom's side, it's mostly english with alittle Swede.
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Old 11-22-2011, 07:48 AM   #4
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Danish, English, and German.

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Old 11-22-2011, 08:14 AM   #5
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My mother was 100% English and my father was 50% German and 50% French.
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Old 11-22-2011, 08:18 AM   #6
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My father is 100% Scottish.
My mother is 100% Cajun (85% French and 15% Old World Spanish)
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Old 11-22-2011, 08:22 AM   #7
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Mom's a 100% Swed

Dad's a 100% Brit

My great grandmother on my moms side was the seamstress for the Swedish Royal family. I haven't studied up on my moms side too much :(

My dads side, all(men) fought in the wars and are the typical, strong/stoic, Steel workers from Sheffield. My Nan has the most amazing stories of the Blitz, talk about a whole other generation.
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Old 11-22-2011, 09:21 AM   #8
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I'm kind of a mixture. A lot of Irish, a medium bit of Austrian-Croation, and a pinch of Italian.

I've been mistaken for full Italian, with my skin tone and dark hair and I burn in the sun like a true Irishman, but my freckles do hold hands and I don't spend the summer pasty white. My husband said I inherited my voluptuousness from my Austrian-Croation side. I have two younger sisters and I think they got the short end of the stick in that department or I got all those genes instead.
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:35 AM   #9
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i'm 50/50 irish and norwegian.
my maternal grandparents emigrated to the usa from norway with a large family, but when they got here they added 1 more, my mom. later, some moved back to norway so i still have cousins there.

my paternal grandparents emigrated to the us, had my dad after wwi, then moved back to ireland and had more kids. so my dad was born american but raised in ireland. they all moved back to the u.s. just before wwii.
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Old 11-22-2011, 11:00 AM   #10
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My Dad's side of the family comes from Germany and my Mom's side is from Ireland.

I'm 100% Southern USA.

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