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Old 12-21-2009, 01:56 AM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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Both parent's sides:

Grandparents ~ All born in Terceira, Azores.

Father: Born in California but spent much of his childhood in Terceira, Azores.
Mother: Born in Terceira, Azores.

Us kids were all born in California.
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Old 12-21-2009, 03:29 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Me-Oakland, CA

Mom-Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dad-Auckland, NZ

Mom's Mom-'Uiha, Tonga
Mom's Dad-Papeete, Tahiti
Dad's Mom-Ma'ufanga, Tonga
Dad's Dad-London, UK

Mom's Mom's Mom-Lapaha, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Dad-'Uiha, Tonga
Mom's Dad's Mom-Jafana, Sri Lanka
Mom's Dad's Dad-Papeete, Tahiti
Dad's Mom's Mom-Pangai, Tonga
Dad's Mom's Dad-New York, NY
Dad's Dad's Mom-Stafford, UK
Dad's Dad's Dad-London, UK

Mom's Mom's Mom's Mom-Lapaha, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Mom's Dad-Ha'ateiho, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Dad's Mom-'Uiha, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Dad's Dad-Tatakamotonga, Tonga
Mom's Dad's Mom's Mom-Jafana, Sri Lanka
Mom's Dad's Mom's Dad-London, UK
Mom's Dad's Dad's Mom-Papeete,Tahiti
Mom's Dad's Dad's Dad-Mahina, Tahiti
Dad's Mom's Mom's Mom-Pangai, Tonga
Dad's Mom's Mom's Dad-Pea, Tonga
Dad's Mom's Dad's Mom-New York, NY
Dad's Mom's Dad's Dad-New York, NY
Dad's Dad's Dad's Mom-London, UK
Dad's Dad's Dad's Dad-London, UK
Dad's Dad's Mom's Mom-Stafford, UK
Dad's Dad's Mom's Dad-Belfast, Ireland

I could go further but I think Ive confused yall enough. LOL
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Old 12-21-2009, 04:22 AM
 
Location: Spain
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Mother's side:

3 of my great-grandparents were born in a Swiss community in Ohio about an hour south of Cleveland, as were my maternal grandparents and my mother herself. My 4th great-grandparent, my mother's maternal grandfather, was allegedly born on a ship coming to the U.S. from Switzerland; although, that story may have been romanticized throughout the generations - my mother and her brothers and sisters tend to believe he was born either shortly before or after arriving to the States.

Father's side:

I Really don't know a lot about their past (neither does my dad) other than that both of his parents (my paternal grandparents) were both born in Louisville where they spent all their lives.

Me:

My mom left Ohio and my dad left Kentucky in the 80's and settled in Portland, OR where I was born. I currently live most of the year in Los Angeles (but am currently in beautiful Oregon).
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Old 12-21-2009, 05:40 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA & Istanbul, Turkey
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Mothers side

Great Grandmother- Stockhausen, Germany
Great Grandfather- Kingston, Jamaica
Grandfather- Kingston, Jamaica

Great Grandmother- Breslau, Germany
Great Grandfather- Kingston, Jamaica
Grandmother- Panama City, Panama

Mom- Kingston, Jamaica

Fathers side-

Great Grandfather- Hammersmith, London, England
Great Grandmother- Croydon, London, England
Grandfather- Kingston, Jamaica

Great Grandfather: Mandeville, Jamaica
Great Grandmother: Kingston, Jamaica
Grandmother- Kingston, Jamaica

Father- Kingston, Jamaica

Me- Kingston, Jamaica

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Old 12-21-2009, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Cortland, Ohio
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Mother's side:

3 of my great-grandparents were born in a Swiss community in Ohio about an hour south of Cleveland, as were my maternal grandparents and my mother herself. My 4th great-grandparent, my mother's maternal grandfather, was allegedly born on a ship coming to the U.S. from Switzerland; although, that story may have been romanticized throughout the generations - my mother and her brothers and sisters tend to believe he was born either shortly before or after arriving to the States.

Father's side:

I Really don't know a lot about their past (neither does my dad) other than that both of his parents (my paternal grandparents) were both born in Louisville where they spent all their lives.

Me:

My mom left Ohio and my dad left Kentucky in the 80's and settled in Portland, OR where I was born. I currently live most of the year in Los Angeles (but am currently in beautiful Oregon).
Sugarcreek, Ohio????
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Old 12-21-2009, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Cortland, Ohio
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Mom's maternal grandmother - Newton Falls, Ohio
Mom's maternal grandfather - Cadiz, Ohio
Mom's mom - Newton Falls, Ohio

Mom's paternal grandmother - family was from Indiana, but she was born and raised in Alabama until she ran away with my great-grandfather at age 16 and eloped. (she was mad at her dad for selling her horse)
Mom's paternal grandfather - born and raised in Johnstown, Pa
Mom's dad - born in Dayton, Ohio, raised in Warren, Ohio
Mom was born and raised in Warren, Ohio

Dad's maternal grandmother - born and raised somewhere in Transylvania (German family, german town)
Dad's maternal grandfather - born and raised somewhere in Transylvania (German family, german town)
-they immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio
Dad's mom was born in Owasso, MI, and moved to Cleveland with her famly when she was a child

Dad's paternal grandmother and grandfather were both germans born in raised in Transylvania
Dad's dad was born and raised in Warren, Ohio
Dad was born and raised in Warren, Ohio

I was born in Warren, Ohio and raised in Cortland, Ohio.
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Old 12-21-2009, 03:45 PM
 
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Dad's side: Prior to mid 19th century - various roots in Baltic Europe ranging from Denmark to Lithuana, mostly in Prussia / Germany. Arrived in PA before CW then spread into "them thar hills." So, a rare example of non Scots Irish Hillbillies. Fought on both sides in CW. Interbred with Native Americans and Blacks. The oddest things - Due to Golden Horde land grants in Lithuania there are Mongol and Muslim elements from the Old Country. Intermarried with Chinese in early 20th century here in the US. Came West during 20th century.

Mom's side: Prior to late 19th century - subjects of the Austro-Hungarian Empire nee Holy Roman Empire. An ethnic hodge podge of various peoples from that kingdom. Came to Boston and NYC. From there, spread out over the US. Main locations now are Dixie, Western US and Upper Midwest.
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Old 12-21-2009, 03:49 PM
 
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Me-Oakland, CA

Mom-Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dad-Auckland, NZ

Mom's Mom-'Uiha, Tonga
Mom's Dad-Papeete, Tahiti
Dad's Mom-Ma'ufanga, Tonga
Dad's Dad-London, UK

Mom's Mom's Mom-Lapaha, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Dad-'Uiha, Tonga
Mom's Dad's Mom-Jafana, Sri Lanka
Mom's Dad's Dad-Papeete, Tahiti
Dad's Mom's Mom-Pangai, Tonga
Dad's Mom's Dad-New York, NY
Dad's Dad's Mom-Stafford, UK
Dad's Dad's Dad-London, UK

Mom's Mom's Mom's Mom-Lapaha, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Mom's Dad-Ha'ateiho, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Dad's Mom-'Uiha, Tonga
Mom's Mom's Dad's Dad-Tatakamotonga, Tonga
Mom's Dad's Mom's Mom-Jafana, Sri Lanka
Mom's Dad's Mom's Dad-London, UK
Mom's Dad's Dad's Mom-Papeete,Tahiti
Mom's Dad's Dad's Dad-Mahina, Tahiti
Dad's Mom's Mom's Mom-Pangai, Tonga
Dad's Mom's Mom's Dad-Pea, Tonga
Dad's Mom's Dad's Mom-New York, NY
Dad's Mom's Dad's Dad-New York, NY
Dad's Dad's Dad's Mom-London, UK
Dad's Dad's Dad's Dad-London, UK
Dad's Dad's Mom's Mom-Stafford, UK
Dad's Dad's Mom's Dad-Belfast, Ireland

I could go further but I think Ive confused yall enough. LOL
I knew you'd have that sort of detail. LOL!
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Old 12-21-2009, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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Paternal Grand father -Benton county Missouri
Paternal Grand mother -Benton county Missouri
Maternal Grand father - Arkansas
Maternal Grandmother - Telliquah Oklahoma
Father - Fargo Missouri
Mother - Telliquah Oklahoma
Me - Modesto California
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Old 12-21-2009, 07:38 PM
 
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Don't have all the detail with me but one side in South Carolina and the other in North Carolina and Tennessee. I have to go back 15-16 generations for someone to be born outside the states!
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