Archive for April, 2016

Ken Burns sets Confederate flag lovers straight: It’s about ‘slavery slavery slavery’

April 15, 2016

Source: Ken Burns sets Confederate flag lovers straight: It’s about ‘slavery slavery slavery’

darius I the great, king of persia (52 Ancestors #2)

April 2, 2016

the mix that makes up me

Theme, Week 2 (Jan. 8-14):  “King”
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The furthest-back ancestors I’m aware of having are, Persian kings.  This per a genealogist in Norway with a humongous database who does research for the Flekkefjord Historical Society.[1]

Thus, the graphic at top my blog here (and the image below):  the Rock of Behistun, famed monument of Darius I the Great (522-486 BC), king of the Persian Empire at the greatest height of its wealth and power, among my 63rd great-grandfathers.

Who woulda thunk?! Certainly not me, let alone anyone else in my family except, my maternal Norwegian Grandma Rosalie, she who endured merry laughter at her assertions that her line connected to, “all the kings & queens of Europe.”

Well, Go Gramma! 😉  Because, according to Norsk genealogy records you were 100% right and, then some:  kings & queens worldwide was more like it.

Genealogy discoveries often make history come…

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