I Am Learning About My Heritage

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    Heinz 7---ingredients For Life ( My Heritage)

    I am learning about my heritage. Apparently My ethnicity is made up of 7 ingredients. The main 2 ingredients are Spanish-Mexican then Jewish and Basque but also German and my brother claims 2% Chinese--which I have a really hard time believing. He also says our family are aztecs...
    Gotmusicinme9 Gotmusicinme9
    36-40, F
    Dec 18, 2011

    Unknown Heritage

    Growing up I never knew my grandma was adopted. I just assumed that my great grandmother was her biological mother. They looked so much alike I could hardly tell the difference. One day, out of the blue, I was speaking with my mother. I said "So I'm 50% Mexican from daddy's side...
    nikkiloz nikkiloz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2013

    Swedish Norwegian origin.

    War slogan: **** you!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 26, 2015

    The Frasers Of Lovat

    some times called the forgotten kingdom.i traced them back to 1030.they have a castle that still stands.called fraser castle in scotland.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    Apr 17, 2011

    I just learned that my great great great

    grandfather moved from Italy to Malta and I still carry his surname. my great great great great grandfather was in the British army and his daughter fell in love with a Maltese man. he forbade her to marry him but she still did. and then I heard my great great great grandfather...
    GalacticDaniel GalacticDaniel
    16-17, M
    Dec 25, 2014

    I always knew the bulk of my ethnicity was

    Italian, Irish, and British. However, I was really surprised and excited when my DNA test showed that I'm 2% North African, 3% Western Asian, and 6% European Jewish. So, if I'm 2% North African, that would roughly mean that 6 generations ago, my ancestor migrated from most...
    Bird488 Bird488
    26-30, F
    Apr 25, 2015

    Learned A Lot

    i have been using ancestory.com and tribal pages.com.and i have traced my parts of my family back to 400 a.d.it is almost an obsession. i have learned my family has deep roots in scotland,walesand england.and some of my people were knights,kings and an archbishop of normandy.i...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    Mar 12, 2011
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