de La Chaumette, Bourgeois, Fourgeaud, Reynaud, de La Clarvellion, Bourthouneyron, Couturier, De Marques, Hardouin/Hardin…..
This map here, makes it visual, puts it into perspective. I can see now, how close Southwestern France was to the edge of the Almoravid Empire. This empire, was centered, quite literally, smack dab in the middle of where my ancestors were 2000 yrs ago, the Adrar Plateau of Mauritania, at least according to dna. […]
Dna indicates that an ancient King/Chieftain of the Massylii, who with Rome’s help established the united Numidian Kingdom across North Africa, is the cause of a Y-dna founder effect for the country of Morocco. This same Y-dna founder effect is present in my y-dna, having come from the Morocco/North Africa as well. This means, from […]
So looks as if my de La Chaumettes weren’t the only ones to travel across Switzerland. Nope, turns out what I had been raised believing was Ukraniane German, my Mom’s Maternal line, would have been more accurately called Ukrainian Swiss…. and, I know, some would say, Swiss, German, whatever…. but if you look at the […]
They call it Cody stone in memory of Buffalo Bill Cody, who had mining interests here in the Santa Catalina Mountains Of Southern Arizona. We live a couple miles downhill/downstream from a Gold mine from the mid to late 1800’s…. So you can bet we will be out looking for more. Good thing I kept […]