Sunday, June 5, 2011

New answers to "Where do I come from?"

After submitting my DNA to 23andme and FTDNA, I discovered that my paternal family is Ashkenazi Jew and orignated from Poland, Hungary, the Ukraine, Russia, Austria, Lithuania, and possibly Latvia. Being in touch with distant paternal cousins (3rd, 4th, and 5th cousins) and having access to my ancestry feels absolutely incredible and refreshing. At least I know a little something that enables me to connect to the other half of myself and to pass on some information to my two children.

4 comments:

Lindsay said...

I take it you were in batch 414 as well then! Wow, that means 3 of us were all in the same batch!

I'm so happy for you Kathleen, we will talk offline ASAP :o)

damianhadams said...

Great stuff Kathleen.
Excellent news.
Hopefully some of the information you get will help you further in your search.

marilynn said...

Just popping in to say hello and I'm anxious to see all your truths land in your lap. It pays to be curious as long as your up for whatever you find.
Peace

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