I Am Obsessed With My Geneology and Ancestry

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    A Quest to Learn & Discover

    I have slowly been tracing my family tree for about 7 years now. Spare time is valuable, but the value is there as we find more about ourselves and our roots. We do stand on the shoulders of our ancestors, and hopefully we hear them whisper in our ear. At the very least we need...
    glorygirl glorygirl
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Dec 2, 2007

    How Do I Go About It?

    Obsessed might not be the word that I would use to describe my interest in my geneology, but I am interested in doing some background research, I just do not know where to start, as most of my family history would be located in Europe. I do know that there is a lot of...
    bluemooon bluemooon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2007

    Searching For The First Generation Of My Family

    I hated history while growing up in the Philippines!! As I grew older and watch my father became obsessed with doing his family tree, I not knowingly absorb all those conversations he had with relatives. I had to drive him all over the place, whether here in out home island or in...
    richieascalon richieascalon
    51-55
    Sep 16, 2010

    Well, I was an adopted child.

    I Grew up not really knowing where I belonged because I looked extremely Hispanic, but I was never really drawn or interested in Hispanic/Mexican culture. In a specific part of my city where if you were white, you were all white, if you were Hispanic you spoke Spanish. I was...
    EccentricalMind EccentricalMind
    26-30, F
    Mar 28, 2015

    SEARCHING My Ancestry

    I feel a desperate need to find the other half of my ancestry to pass onto my children. I dont want to pass away and not leave a story of my ancestry behind.  I have already gained alot of information on my fathers side finding out of the French Huegonaut connection. But now...
    koalabeth koalabeth
    56-60
    Aug 17, 2008

    My LaRoche Line:...finished

      A HISTORY OF SAVANNAH AND SOUTH GEORGIA     Author: William Harden @ p. 694 THE LA ROCHE FAMILY HISTORY. In the year 1733 two brothers landed in America from the shores of England. Their names were John La Roche and Isaac La Roche. John La Roche was...
    teeboat teeboat
    51-55, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2008

    Desperately Searching For My Genealogy

    I am a Filipino. I was born and raised in the Philippines. It was only in my early teens that I discovered that I am of mixed ancestry when a family friend made comment on my mestiza features and further introduced me to her friends to be of Spanish Ancestry. Yes, my paternal...
    alexiagabrielle alexiagabrielle
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2009

    Desperately Searching For My Genealogy

    I am a Filipino. I was born and raised in the Philippines. It was only in my early teens that I discovered that I am of mixed ancestry when a family friend made comment on my mestiza features and further introduced me to her friends to be of Spanish Ancestry. Yes, my paternal...
    alexiagabrielle alexiagabrielle
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2009

    Money

    I'm very interested in where I came from and what my family did. A recent discovery is on my Dad's side of the family we used to own these factories. What's great is these factories made money. How cool is that?
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2007
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