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Old 12-20-2009, 07:13 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Starting with your great grandparents down to yourself, state where everyone was born.

I thought this would be interesting thread for you guys to explain the lead up to where you guys were born.
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:14 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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All born and raised in NYC. My mom's side of the family is from Manhattan, and my dad's side from Queens. My great-great grandparents are from Italy.

Last edited by Rachael84; 12-20-2009 at 07:41 PM..
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:25 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Mom's side
Great Grandma- Cork, Ireland
Great Grandpa- Dublin, Ireland
Grandma- (Morris Park) The Bronx, New York
Grandpa- (Bushwick) Brooklyn, New York
Mom- (Inwood) Manhattan, New York

Dads side-
Great Grandpa- Calabria, Italy
Great Grandma- Calabria, Italy
Grandpa- Newark, NJ
Grandma- Newark, NJ
Dad- Bayonne, NJ

Me- Lodi, NJ
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Mom's side
Great Grandfather (Grandmother's Side) - Utrecht, Holland
Great Grandmother - (Grandmother's Side) - Utrecht, Holland
Great Grandfather (Grandfathers Side) - Laren, Holland
Great Grandmother- (Grandfathers Side) - Utrecht, Holland
Grandfather - Laren, Holland
Grandmother - Utrecht, Holland
Mom - Laren, Holland

Dads side
Great Grandfather (Grandmother's Side) - Armagh, Ireland
Great Grandmother - (Grandmother's Side) - Armagh, Ireland
Great Grandfather (Grandfathers Side) New York City
Great Grandmother- (Grandfathers Side) England
Grandfather - New York City
Grandmother - Poughkeepsie, NY
Dad- Poughkeepsie, NY

Me - Poughkeepsie, NY
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Mom's side

Dads side-
Great Grandpa- Calabria, Italy
Great Grandma- Calabria, Italy
My wife's dad and grandmother are from Calabria
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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Paternal:
Great Grandfather: Likely Mexico
Great Grandmother: Likely Mexico
Great Grandfather: Likely Mexico or New Mexico
Great Grandmother: Likely Mexico or New Mexico
Grandfather: Guadalajara, Mexico?? (pretty sure on this one)
Grandmother: Albuquerque or Santa Fe (I can't remember which), NM
Father: Oceanside, CA

Maternal:
Great Grandfather: California???
Great Grandmother: El Paso, TX??
Great Grandfather: Rhode Island??
Great Grandmother: Rhode Island??
Grandfather: Glendale, CA
Grandmother: Providence, RI
Mother: Los Angeles, CA

Me: Long Beach, CA
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:18 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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G'Grandfathers: Cullman Co., AL, Shiawassee Co., MI, Murphreesboro, TN, DeKalb Co., GA.
G'Grandmothers: Cullman Co., AL, Shiawassee Co., MI, Murphreesboro, TN, DeKalb Co., GA.
Grandfathers: DeKalb Co., GA, Detroit, MI.
Grandmothers: Murphreesboro, TN, Anniston, AL.
Father: Nashville, TN.
Mother: Hattiesburg, MS.
Me: Pensacola, FL.
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:22 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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My wife's dad and grandmother are from Calabria


It's gorgeous, yet underrated.
Calabria (Like a lot of Southern Italy and Sicily) was actually founded and extensively colonized by Greek settlers. It later became a part of the Roman Republic though.
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Old 12-20-2009, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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It's gorgeous, yet underrated.
Calabria (Like a lot of Southern Italy and Sicily) was actually founded and extensively colonized by Greek settlers. It later became a part of the Roman Republic though.
I'm going to try to make it to Europe this summer. My work situation pretty much allows me to be where I ever I want as long as I have internet access.

Holland and Italy are two priorities
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Old 12-21-2009, 02:38 AM
 
Location: Southwest Washington
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Mom's Side:

Durango/Aguascalientes, Mexico ---> Watts, Los Angeles, CA ---> La Mirada, CA ---> (me) Medford, OR

Tamaulipas/Puebla, Mexico ---> Puebla, Mexico ---> La Mirada, CA ---> Medford, OR


Dad's Side:

Springfield/Amherst area, MA ---> Windsor, OH ---> South Gate, CA ---> Medford, OR

Connecticut/Massachusetts ---> Stevens Point, WI ---> South Gate, CA ---> Medford, OR
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