As this what the Roman Empire looked like when my ancestor came into France? Gaul? or Spain maybe? Was he part of the former Numidian Empire? Perhaps the Mauritanian province of Rome? Is this the way things looked, as he went in service to Rome, perhaps to aid in the subjugation or administration of Gaul? […]
de La Chaumette, Bourgeois, Fourgeaud, Reynaud, de La Clarvellion, Bourthouneyron, Couturier, De Marques, Hardouin/Hardin…..
Some group shots from our Thanksgiving Holiday with Grammy Fox, my wife Sharaya’s Aunt, and the kids Grand Aunt…. honored elders are grands, or uncles and aunties in the lexicon of MY children. She has been above and beyond as a gramma to my kids since my research into my wife’s genealogy a couple years […]
Got to thinking about recipes, family lore and traditions, and how they can inform genealogy investigations…. Having had some epiphanies recently, thanx to dna origins suddenly explaining why my ‘German’ Gramma’s recipes and traditional foods didn’t seem like the other kids german foods… Swiss names and traditions for foods, and Swiss DNA from the Italian […]
What have we here? Possible homeland for the Rose line of my family? We know, thanx to our lack of Rose matches via dna, beyond family that we know of already thanx to dna, that We don’t match any of the other Rose families or clans. Not the Scottish or German. Our roots there were […]
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 […]