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Thread #23348   Message #259159
Posted By: Mrrzy
17-Jul-00 - 10:33 AM
Thread Name: How Ethnically Diverse Are We - Part Two
Subject: RE: How Ethnically Diverse Are We - Part Two
Am repeating, was buried way down in old thread. Mom Hungarian Jew via Serbia, so "ethnically" Serbian though her parents were "ethnically" Hungarian when it was the Austrohungarian Empire. Father's mom Russian, came to the US "for a visit" as a child right before the Revolution, never got to go home. Father's father descended through a long line of dead men (and one woman - we are a bastard branch of the family) from Huguenot France. Three brothers came here and became Quakers in the early 1700's. Within that line I also have a Cherokee great-great-great-great-grandmother. We have a unique last name - anyone who spells their name the way we do IS a relative somehow...