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  • In his ancestry on both sides occur Huguenot names.

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  • Hutchinson, The Ancestry of Abraham Lincoln (Boston, 1909), a careful genealogical monograph; and C. H.

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  • The imperishable Record invests the human race like a protective atmosphere, a new and yet a natural dispensation, giving to man, as compared with his animal ancestry, a new heaven and a new earth !

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  • 30); that of Shiloh claimed an equally high ancestry (r Sam.

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  • Were the geologic record complete he would be able to trace the ancestry of man and of all other animals back to their very beginnings in the' primordial protoplasm.

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  • He was a descendant of Thomas Webster, of Scottish ancestry, who settled in New Hampshire about 1636.

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  • Like all organic growths, whether of nature or of the fancy, they are not the immediate product of one country or of one time; they have a pedigree, and the question of their ancestry and affiliation is one of wide bearing.

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  • His ancestry claimed blood relationship with the lords of Montespertoli, a fief situated between Val di Pesa and Val d'Elsa, at no great distance from the city.

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  • The mutual relations of palaeontology and embryology and comparative anatomy as means of determining the ancestry of animals are most interesting.

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  • It has been shown that the individuals in such an offspring may bear patterns which never occurred in the ancestry of the coloured parent, but did in that of the albino; and, moreover, if the same coloured parent be mated with another individual, either albino or coloured, that their offspring may never contain members bearing such patterns.

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  • It was not enough that his songs should give pleasure; his patrons demanded that he should recount faithfully the history and genealogy both of their own line and of those other royal houses who shared with them the same divine ancestry, and who might be connected with them by ties of marriage or warlike alliance.

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  • They were followed by treatises of a different character, clearer in matter, more systematic in arrangement, and reflecting the methods of the scholastic logic; these are farther from the Greek tradition, for although they contain sufficient traces of their ultimate Greek ancestry, their authors do not know the Greeks as masters and cite no Greek names.

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  • These latter discoveries supply us with the ancestry of the elephants and many other forms. They round out our knowledge of Tertiary history, but leave the problems of the Cretaceous mammals and of their relations to Tertiary mammals still unsolved.

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  • Unless the junglecat, which is a nearly whole-coloured species, can claim the position, the ancestry of these Manx-Malay cats is still unknown.

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  • Should this be so, then if the ordinary Malay cats are the descendants of the jungle-cat, we shall have to assign the same ancestry to the Siamese breed.

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  • The Landseer Newfoundland is a black and white variety brought into notice by Sir Edwin Landseer, but the exact ancestry of which is unknown.

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  • MARIA MITCHELL (1818-1889), American astronomer, was born of Quaker ancestry on the island of Nantucket on the 1st of August 1818.

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  • JOHN JAMES STEWART PEROWNE (1823-1904), English bishop, was born, of Huguenot ancestry, at Burdwan, Bengal, on the 13th of March 1823.

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  • Pathology, in fact, is the child of this ancestry; it begins where they end.

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  • It is impossible to enlarge upon it here; suffice it to say that the mystical and pietistic devotion of our own day, even in the Protestant churches, is nourished on works whose ancestry can be traced, through a series of intermediate links, to the writings of the pseudoAreopagite.

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  • Caesar made the most of his divine ancestry and built a temple in his forum to Venus Genetrix; but his patrician descent was of little importance in politics and disqualified Caesar from holding the tribunate, an office to which, as a leader of the popular party, he would naturally have aspired.

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  • He was able by appropriate experiments to demonstrate that when an albino is derived (extracted) from a coloured ancestry, and is then crossed with a coloured individual, both the colour of the pigmented parent and of the pigmented ancestry of the albino may appear among the individuals of the offspring.

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  • The experiments of the latter author show that, if a gametically pure black rat be crossed with an albino derived from a piebald black and white ancestry, all the offspring in successive litters will be black; but if the same black parent be crossed with albinoes extracted from parents of which one or both are grey, then both grey and black members will appear in the successive litters.

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  • Considering, however, that it is generally believed that Bryophyta and vascular plants are descended from an algal ancestry, it is natural to suppose that, prior to the luxuriant vegetable growths of the Carboniferous period, there must have existed an age of algae.

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  • When the dignity of nasi became afterwards hereditary among them, Hillel's ancestry, perhaps on the ground of old family traditions, was traced back to David.

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  • On other views of inheritance, there would be required for prediction knowledge not only of the immediate parents but of the whole line of ancestry, with the result that prediction could reach only some degree of probability for any single individual and be accurate only for the average of a sufficient number of individuals.

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  • But the Hebrew ancestry of the Afghans is more worthy at least of consideration, for a respectable number of intelligent officers, well acquainted with the Afghans, have been strong in their belief of it; and though the customs alleged in proof will not bear the stress laid on them, undoubtedly a prevailing type of the Afghan physiognomy has a character strongly Jewish.

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  • His ancestry was mingled English and Holland Dutch, and had flourished upon Long Island more than 150 years - long enough to have taken deep root in the soil and to have developed, in its farmers and seafaring men, many strong family traits.

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  • Moreover, it is a human weakness to manipulate one's ancestry, and the common claim to be descended from the local godling is not to be confused with the Arunta type of reincarnation.4 Again, in the part taken by women in serpent-lore other problems of primitive society and religion intermingle.

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  • Liszt's father, a clerk to the agent of the Esterhazy estates and an amateur musician of some attainment, was Hungarian by birth and ancestry, his mother an AustrianGerman.

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  • Willey, Amphioxus and the Ancestry of the Vertebrates (1894); "Remarks on some recent Work on the Protochorda," Quart.

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  • Moreover, the Despensers felt that they had a great advantage over Gaveston in that they were native-born barons of ancient ancestry and good estate: the ~,rounger Hugh, indeed, through his marriage with the sister of the earl of Gloucester who fell at Bannockburn, was one of the greatest landowners on the Welsh border: they could not be styled upstarts or adventurers.

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  • It had already been understood that the various genera of the Ratitae were the representatives of so many different groups, each of which was at least equivalent to ordinal rank, and that therefore, if the Ratitae were still to be considered a natural group, this common ancestry must be referred to a remote geological epoch.

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  • Thus not only did Darwin's theory give a new basis to the study of organic 'structure, but, whilst rendering the general theory of organic evolution equally acceptable and Effects of necessary, it explained the existence of low and simple forms of life as survivals of the earliest ancestry of theory more highly complex forms, and revealed the classifications of the systematist as unconscious attempts to construct the genealogical tree or pedigree of plants and animals.

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  • The Pharaoh's characteristic crown (or crowns) symbolized his royal domains, the sacred uraeus marked his divine ancestry, and he sometimes appeared in the costume of the gods with their fillets adorned with double feathers and horns.

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  • This Neolithic race has consequently been nicknamed " Iberians," and it is now common to speak of the " Iberian " ancestry of the people of Britain, recognizing the racial characteristics of " Iberians " in the" small swarthy Welshman," the " small dark Highlander," and the " Black Celts to the west of the Shannon," as well as in the typical inhabitants of Aquitania and Brittany.

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  • He was a man happy in his ancestry; he inherited the dignity, the reserve, the keen and vivid intellect, and the picturesque imagination of the French Huguenot, though they came to him chastened and purified by generations of Puritan discipline exercised under the gravest ecclesiastical disabilities, and of culture maintained in the face of exclusion from academic privileges.

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  • The MiyOchins, a line that claimed ancestry from the 7th century, were at the head of their calling, and their work in iron breastplates and helmets, chiefly in repouss, is still un- ~ d rivalled.

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  • Thus the recapitulation law, which had been built up independently from the observations and speculations on vertebrates by Lorenz Ofen (1779-1851), Johann Friedrich Meckel (1781-1833), St Hilaire, Karl Ernst von Baer (1;92-1876) and others, and had been applied (1842-1843) by Karl Vogt (1817-1895) and Agassiz, in their respective fields of observation, to comparison of individual stages with the adults of the same group in preceding geological periods, furnished the key to the determination of the ancestry of the invertebrates generally.

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  • The kings were, with very rare exceptions, chosen from one particular family in each state, the ancestry of which was traced back not only to the founder of the kingdom but also, in a remoter degree, to a god.

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  • is not arranged upon strict ethnographic principles; perhaps religious antagonism induced the Hebrews to assign to the Canaanites an ancestry different from their own; at any rate the close connexion which existed from an early date between the Phoenicians and the Egyptians may have suggested the idea that both peoples belonged to the same race.

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  • Moreover, many naturalists, especially those concerned with palaeontology, pointed to the existence of orthogenetic series, of long lines of ancestry, which displayed not a sporadic differentiation in every direction, but apparently a steady and progressive march in one direction.

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  • And in India the problem still remains to trace, in the literature, the gradual growth of the system - the gradual formation of new sections among the people, the gradual extension of the institution to the families of people engaged in certain trades, belonging to the same group, or sect, or tribe, tracing their ancestry, whether rightly or wrongly, to the same source.

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  • The white population is estimated at 100,000 to 120,000, which probably includes many of mixed ancestry, and the mixed bloods at 300,000 to 450,000.

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  • The plateau is inhabited by pure-blooded Rajput races, whose ancestry can be traced back for centuries, with all their numerous offshoots.

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  • Investigations in this subject have rendered it very probable that the island of Nerthus was Sjaelland (Zealand), and it is further to be observed that the kings of Wessex traced their ancestry ultimately to a certain Scyld, who is clearly to be identified with Sk16ldr, the mythical founder of the Danish royal family (Skidldungar).

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  • Confucius's own ancestry is traced up, through the sovereigns of the previous dynasty of Shang, to Hwang-ti, whose figure looms out through the mists of fable in prehistoric times.

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  • Moreover, such a division takes for granted the idea which is involved in the word race, that each of these varieties is due to special ancestry, each race thus representing an ancient breed or stock, however these breeds.

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  • The Neuroptera, with their similar foreand hind-wings and their campodeiform larvae, seem to stand nearest to the presumed isopteroid ancestry, but the imago and larva are often specialized.

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  • Nothing is positively known of his ancestry, for the supposition (originating with Du Cange) that a certain William, marshal of Champagne between 1163 and 1179, was his father appears to be erroneous.

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  • Some of these tribes show traces of Malay ancestry.

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  • But if the book had been known at the time when the history from Joshua to Kings was edited ' it could hardly have been excluded from the collection; the ancestry of David (iv.

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  • This does not mean that any of the living groups of reptiles can claim their honour of ancestry, but it means that the mammals have branched where the principal reptilian groups meet, and that is a long way back.

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  • Olaf, himself, may well have had Danish ancestry.

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  • Children and adults of African ancestry have relatively longer bones in their hands and feet; the same bones in children and adults of Japanese, Korean, and Chinese ancestry are relatively shorter.

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  • Wiskott, a physician working in Munich, described two affected boys of German ancestry who had repeated infections, a skin rash, and poor blood-clotting ability.

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  • The Card Catalog is a searchable database of all the Ancestry collections.

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  • Ancestry also has a hint feature that will look for matching documentation on an individual in a tree.

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  • If you are considering a subscription, try conducting free Ancestry research first.

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  • While Ancestry does charge a fee for a subscription, you may be able to access it for free at your public library.

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  • While you've probably heard about the role of DNA in tracing ancestry, mitochondrial DNA might be a new concept for you.

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  • In his book, The Seven Daughters of Eve, bestselling author Bryan Sykes proposed that nearly everyone of European descent could trace their ancestry back to one of seven women.

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  • Testing your mitochondrial DNA will give you some interesting insights about your ancestry, but it will not provide you with names or dates.

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  • This type of testing is considered more of a "deep ancestry" tool.

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  • While it can be a useful tool in tracing ancestry, mitochondrial DNA testing will not give you specific information about your relatives.

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  • Some schools have an ancestry event at school where the kids work with their parents to construct the basic limbs of their family tree.

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  • Ancestry is a subscription genealogy service that hosts numerous searchable databases including birth, death and military records.

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  • There is much genealogical information provided by the Cornish Genealogical Database which is of use to those researching their ancestry.

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  • genteel seaside resort, with its Victorian ancestry claims to soak up more than anywhere else in the country.

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  • Some 300 people of Orcadian ancestry, most of them Canadian, returned to their ancestral homeland.

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  • She is co-author of Your Guide to the Family History Library and an author for genealogical periodicals including Ancestry Magazine.

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  • Scots-Irish ancestry... www.britain.tv Yahoo!

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  • Ancestry allows simple searches of its site for free.

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  • A few simple tips can help you make the most of Ancestry.

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  • St Luke gives a table of genealogy which is irreconcilable with the artificial table of St Matthew's Gospel, and which traces our Lord's ancestry up to Adam, " which was the son of God."

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  • In every generation the parents told the story of their ancestry going back to the family home in Africa.

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  • The Spermatophyta are thus land plants par excellence and have, with the few exceptions cited, lost all trace of an aquatic ancestry.

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  • Their names vary in origin and probably also in point of age, and where they represent fixed territorial limits, the districts so described were in some cases certainly peopled by groups of non-Israelite ancestry.

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  • In his Principles of Psychology Spencer advocates the genetic explanation of the phenomena of the adult human mind by reference to its infant and animal ancestry.

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  • In Praeterita the author professes small knowledge of his ancestry.

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  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WADE (1800-1878), American statesman, was born near Springfield, Massachusetts, on the 27th of October 1800, of Puritan ancestry.

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  • It goes back far behind human birth or lines of ancestry.

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  • In republican France the already existing titles are officially recognized, but they are now no more than the badges of distinguished ancestry.

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  • It is generally admitted now that no fundamental anatomical difference can be proved to exist between these higher apes and man, but it is equally agreed that none probably of the Simiidae is in the direct line of human ancestry.

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  • In most or all nations of mankind, crossing or intermarriage of races has thus taken place between the conquering invader and the conquered native, so that the language spoken by the nation may represent the results of conquest as much or more than of ancestry.

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  • DANIEL MORGAN (1736-1802), American soldier, was born in Hunterdon county, New Jersey, in the winter of 1736, of Welsh ancestry.

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  • The earldom of Ulster, the old inheritance of the De Burghs, had descended to him from Lionel, duke of Clarence; the earldom of March came from the Mortimers, and the dukedom of York and the earldom of Cambridge from his paternal ancestry.

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  • They form an intelligent, high-spirited class of people, with all the defects and virtues of their ancestry.

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  • HENRY LAURENS (1724-1792), American statesman, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on the 24th of February 1724, of Huguenot ancestry.

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  • Chirocrinus-alter, one of of the nervous, waterthe Rhomb i fera, showing the reduced vascular and blood-vas number and regular arrangement of the cular systems, testified thecal plates, and the concentration of to their Pelmatozoan ancestry.

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  • Much uncertainty prevails with regard to the ancestry of the group as a whole, although some of the earlier South American forms have a comparatively full series of teeth, which are also of a less degenerate type than those of their modern representatives.

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  • An almost equal degree of doubt obtains with regard to the ancestry of that very compact and well-defined group the Rodentia.

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  • There is the further possibility that creodonts may be directly descended from the carnivorous reptiles; a descent which if proved might introduce some difficulty with regard to the abovementioned theory as to the arboreal ancestry of mammals generally.

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  • So far as it goes, this fact is also in favour of the African ancestry of the group.

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  • For the education of its ministry it supports Manchester College at Oxford (which deduces its ancestry from the academy of Richard Frankland, begun 1670), the Unitarian Home Missionary College (founded in Manchester in 1854 by John Relly Beard, D.D., and William Gaskell), and the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen.

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  • JACOB BROWN (1775-1828), American soldier, was born of Quaker ancestry, in Bucks county, Pennsylvania, on the 9th of May 1775.

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  • Family pride contributed to the feeling in his case; for in his more speculative moods he could look back upon an ancestry which was of those, perhaps, who colonized the shores of the Mediterranean from before the time of the Captivity.

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  • The study of the Sphenophyllales, however, as has been pointed out above, appears to indicate that the Equisetales and Lycopodiales may be traced back to a common ancestry.

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  • Polled, or hornless, breeds, such as the polled Angus and polled Suffolk, are of interest, as showing how easily the horns can be eliminated, and thus indicating a hornless ancestry.

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  • On these grounds the adversaries of Demosthenes, in after-days, used absurdly to taunt him with a traitorous or barbarian ancestry.

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  • This, however, is perhaps a fiction of later poets who wished to give lustre to the ancestry of Brian Boruma, as very few of the Dalcais princes appear in the list of the kings of Cashel.

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  • 3-7; and the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh do not scruple to claim ancestry from Joseph and the daughter of an Egyptian priest at the seat of the worship of the sun-god (xli.

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  • The Phoronidea (q.v.) are now associated with Hemichordata (q.v.) in the line of vertebrate ancestry, whilst the Chaetognatha (q.v.) remain in solitary isolation.

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  • All the horses now on the turf or at the stud trace their ancestry in the direct male line to one or other of these three - the Byerly Turk, the barley Arabian, and the Godolphin Arabian or Barb.

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  • ULPIAN (DOMITIUS ULPIANUS), Roman jurist, was of Tyrian ancestry.

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  • PIERRE HELYOT (1660-1716), Franciscan friar and historian, was born at Paris in January 1660, of supposed English ancestry.

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  • You might have an Immortal bloodline somewhere in your ancestry or a simple mutation.

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  • The Cherokee have the largest tribal affiliation in the US, but most are of mixed ancestry and do not speak the language.

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  • South Africa is rapidly solving her own paleolithic riddles, which are closely connected with the main problem of man's ancestry.

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  • He is the male spirit of nature and he shares a common ancestry with Pan and Dionysus.

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  • Scotland is a land of five million and, worldwide, there are over fifty million people who can claim Scottish ancestry.

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  • Scotland's Family A portal for everyone researching Scottish ancestry.

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  • We have included with her known ancestry an armorial portrait that readers might find fairly represents this talented actress's unusual beauty.

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  • I'm fourth generation Australian, a volatile mixture of Italian, Irish and Scots ancestry.

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  • The usual stories of noble ancestry abound, but I've not been able to find out anything more.

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  • Welcome to my Home Page Do you have any Scottish ancestry?

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  • To possess an Irish ancestry is not a qualification for writing good Irish history.

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  • ancestry visas can be granted for up to four years.

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  • ancestry research may lead to a wish to apply for a grant of Arms.

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  • ancestry group in most of the state, particularly in the eastern counties.

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  • ancestry page in the links at the bottom of this page.

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  • ancestry living abroad who share its cultural identity and heritage.

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  • He learns that his family have a dark viking ancestry.

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  • My family ancestry has been traced back to Roger Eastman.

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  • Most indigenous brits will have very little if any foreign ancestry.

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  • This indicates a common ancestry, although no TTSS sequence homologues for the genes encoding the flagellum are found.

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  • genealogical periodicals including Ancestry Magazine.

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  • Blacks with Silver in their ancestry may have a sprinkling of silver hairs through their coat with maturity.

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  • superhuman beings, showing its Persian ancestry.

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  • Being proud of ones ancestry is not assuming superiority.

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  • traces page gives an update on my research to date on tracing back the ancestry of Neil's BEST ancestors in Kent.

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  • Hinduism recognizes four varnas ('castes ', literally 'colours ') based on occupation (jati or jat) and ancestry.

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  • That these long-haired cats have an ancestry, to some extent at any rate distinct from the ordinary short-haired breeds, is practically certain, and it has been suggested that they are derived from the "manul" cat, or Pallas's cat (Felis manul), of the deserts of central Asia, which is a long-haired and bushy-tailed species with comparatively slight striping.

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  • ix., 1903); L.Dollo,"Arboreal Ancestry of Marsupials," Miscell.

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  • This theory has been supported by the investigations of Dr Klaatsch, of the university of Heidelberg, who would, however, date Australian ancestry still farther back, for his studies on the spot have convinced him that the Australians are " a generalized, not a specialized, type of humanity - that is to say, they are a very primitive people, with more of the common undeveloped characteristics of man, and less of the qualities of the specialized races of civilization."

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  • These notes from deeds, evidently collected by an honest inquirer, make no extravagant claims of ancient ancestry or illustrious origin for the Howards, although the facts contained in them were recklessly manipulated by subservient genealogists.

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  • Provided with an escort and with the right to obtain supplies of wood for the buildings, he returned to the city of his fathers' sepulchres (the allusion may suggest his royal ancestry).

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  • Judah through Boaz and the Moabitess Ruth, but the tendency to furnish a noble ancestry for a noble figure - especially one of obscure birth - is widespread (cf.

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  • From his New England Puritan mother, from his Scottish grandmother, from his Jersey-American grandfather and from his remoter French ancestry Thoreau inherited distinctive traits: the Saxon element perhaps predominated, but the " hauntings of Celtism " were prevalent and potent.

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  • Though the aquatic members of a class of animals are in some instances derived from terrestrial forms, the usual transition is from an aquatic ancestry to more recent land-living forms. There is no doubt, from a consideration of the facts of structure, that the aquatic water-breathing Arachnids, represented in the past by the Eurypterines and to-day by the sole survivor Limulus, have preceded the terrestrial air-breathing forms of that group. Hence we see at once that the better-known Arachnida form a series, leading from Limulus-like aquatic creatures through scorpions, spiders and harvest-men, to the degenerate Acari or mites.

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  • that an animal in its growth from the egg to the adult condition tends to pass through a series of stages which are recapitulative of the stages through which its ancestry has passed in the historical development of the species from a primitive form; or, more shortly, that the development of the individual (ontogeny) is an epitome of the development of the race (phylogeny).

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  • Since the kinship of the latter with the members of adjacent non-Dorian states was admitted, two different explanations seem to have been made, (I) on behalf of the non-Dorian populations, either that the Dorians were no true sons of Hellen, but were of some other northerly ancestry; or that they were merely Achaean exiles; and in either case that their historic predominance resulted from an act of violence, ill-disguised by their association with the ancient claims of the Peloponnesian Heraclidae; (2) on behalf of the Dorian aristocracies, that they were in some special sense " sons of Hellen," if not the only genuine Hellenes; the rest of the European Greeks, and in particular the anti-Dorian Athenians (with their marked likeness to Ionians), being regarded as Hellenized barbarians of " Pelasgian " origin (see Pelasgians).

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  • (See Jesus Christ.) By reverent disciples his ancestry was traced to the royal family of David, and his birth is ascribed by the church to the miraculous act of God.

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  • Yet in many cases it is a valuable means of distinction, as between the tall Patagonians and the stunted Fuegians, and even as a help in minuter problems, such as separating the Teutonic and Celtic ancestry in the population of England (see Beddoe, " Stature and Bulk of Man in the British Isles," in Mem.

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  • The prophet's ancestry is traced through Cushi (cf.

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  • Our knowledge of the extinct Filicales cannot be readily summarized, since it is in a transition state, owing to the recent evidence which has shown that many of the fern-like plants of the Palaeozoic period belonged to a group of seed-bearing plants derived from a filicineous ancestry.

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  • His Scotch and Gallic strains of ancestry are evident; his countenance was decidedly Scotch; his nervous speech and bearing and vehement temperament rather French; in his mind, agility, clarity and penetration were matched with logical solidity.

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  • Stephen King was born in 1947 in Portland, Maine, and has English and Scots-Irish ancestry... www.britain.tv Yahoo !

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  • Judaism is replete with superhuman beings, showing its Persian ancestry.

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  • A token of their ancestry will be seen in the curly tail feathers of the drakes.

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  • This page gives an update on my research to date on tracing back the ancestry of Neil 's BEST ancestors in Kent.

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  • Whether you are of Chinese ancestry or simply love the idea of giving your baby a Chinese name, your first step would be to familiarize yourself with a variety of Chinese characters, including their pronunciations and meanings.

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  • Alongside breed predisposition, your cat's ancestry is also the key to its genetic weaknesses.

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  • Today, all Turkish Angoras must be able to trace their ancestry back to Turkey in order to be registered with Cat Fanciers Association which is an international registry for cats.

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  • If you have Japanese heritage, your album could be a way to honor your ancestry and preserve your family memories.

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  • With a rich Polynesian ancestry, the Tahitian Islands offer many ways for honeymooners to explore its culture and its past.

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  • Whether you want to incorporate your Asian ancestry, want to infuse the myths symbolized by this plant in your wedding, or just want a tasteful elegant favor for your reception, a bamboo plant may fit the bill.

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  • There's an insatiable curiosity to know Fluffy's ancestry, especially when she's been rescued from the local pound.

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  • Animal DNA Services has developed a test that narrows down your dog's ancestry to four major canine groups, as well as screens for four inherited diseases and certain physical/personality traits.

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  • However, the report may still be useful even if every dog in your pet's ancestry cannot be identified.

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  • However, scientists are working to map out the genetic markers for even more breeds, so hopefully one day we'll have a dog DNA test that will identify every recognizable breed in a dog's ancestry.

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  • It works with the theory that although pets are domesticated, their ancestry still best governs the type of food they need to thrive.

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  • A claddagh bracelet can also be a gift to anyone with Irish or Celtic ancestry so they can feel a connection to their heritage.

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  • People with Jewish ancestry have a higher likelihood of getting leukemia.

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  • Axillary (underarm) hyperhidrosis occurs more frequently in females and in individuals of Asian or Jewish ancestry.

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  • It occurs much more often in people of Eastern European and Russian Jewish (Ashkenazi) ancestry, affecting one out of every 450 live births in this population.

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  • Tay-Sachs disease has a recessive pattern of inheritance, and approximately one in every 27 people of Jewish ancestry in the United States carries the TSD gene.

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  • FMF is most prevalent in people of Armenian, Sephardic-Jewish, Arabic, and Turkish ancestry.

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  • Parents should consult a doctor for their child if they have Mediterranean ancestry and their child develops recurrent attacks of fever and pain consistent with the symptoms of FMF as described above.

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  • Alpha-thalassemias occur most commonly in African Americans; beta-thalassemias most commonly affect people of Mediterranean or middle-Eastern ancestry and Southeast Asians.

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  • The child's medical history will be taken, including the child's age, symptoms, illnesses, and general state of health, and a family history of ancestry and known inherited anemias will be noted.

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  • Both alpha and beta thalassemia have been described in individuals of almost every ancestry, but the conditions are more common among certain ethnic groups.

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  • One study published in 2002 found that persons of Chinese or Japanese ancestry are significantly more vulnerable to motion sickness than persons of British ancestry.

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  • A. Aldrich reported similar symptoms in members of an American family of Dutch ancestry.

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  • While Ancestry charges a fee, local public libraries often have a subscription that patrons may use for free.

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  • Ancestry.com Download forms for free at Ancestry.

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  • To access Ancestry databases requires a subscription.

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  • While Ancestry is not technically a free site, many public libraries have a subscription for patrons to use.

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  • Many Ancestry indexes are also available for viewing for free.

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  • Ancestry also has Civil War service records and World War II records.

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  • It, too is a subscription site but many local libraries allow patrons to use the library's Ancestry account on library computers for free.

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  • Ancestry does charge a subscription to view the complete results, but simple searches are free.

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  • Many local libraries have Ancestry subscriptions that patrons may use for free.

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  • Ancestry also has other databases of early Pennsylvania marriages from a variety of religions.

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  • Ancestry is a subscription site, but you may do a basic search for free and it is frequently offered as a service to patrons of public libraries.

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  • Ancestry also has the census available online.

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  • Like Heritage Quest, many libraries will allow patrons to use Ancestry for free.Ancestry's index is an all-name index as well.

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  • The DAN Ancestry Project gives researchers the opportunity to compare their genetic makeup to about 150 ethnic groups throughout the world.

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  • As with the DAN Ancestry Project, the first step is to request a kit to collect your DNA test sample.

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  • Family Tree Maker, published by Ancestry, utilizes digital media to create family books.

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  • With the purchase of Family Tree Maker, you will gain access to the records located on and through Ancestry's website.

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  • Human DNA testing for ancestry, while not appropriate for every situation, can be a useful tool in genealogical research.

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  • Human DNA testing for ancestry is different, however.

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  • There are two basic types of DNA testing for ancestry: Y chromosome (Y-DNA) testing and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) testing.

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  • The Y chromosome passes from father to son in an almost unchanged state, so shared markers indicate a common patrilineal ancestry.

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  • A woman who wants to complete this type of DNA test would need to have a father, brother, paternal uncle, paternal grandfather, or a cousin with a common patrilineal ancestry complete the test on her behalf.

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  • MtDNA testing helps determine a person's female ancestry.

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  • Although DNA testing for human ancestry is a fascinating concept, it is not without controversy.

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  • Whether or not you have Mormon ancestry, you'll find that this is a great resource.

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  • The official LDS ancestry site is FamilySearch.org.

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  • To access these and other Mormon ancestry records, visit the FamilySearch website or a FamilySearch center.

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  • You're probably already experienced some of the amazing things technology has done for the study of family history, but you may not have heard of DNA testing for ancestry.

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  • Ancestry.com isn't the only place you can get DNA testing for ancestry.

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  • Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness offers free look-ups of information for those with Texas ancestry.

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  • Free ancestry information comes in many different forms, so it’s helpful to clarify what you’re looking for before you begin your search.

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  • Ellis Island ancestry is a common link to millions of people who are descendants of one of the approximately 20 million immigrants who entered the United States between 1892 and 1954.

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  • If you are studying your Ellis Island ancestry, you will want to view the immigration records.

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  • Born Brooke Lisa Burke in Hartford, Connecticut of Jewish, Irish, French and Portuguese ancestry, Brooke first got her start as a swimwear model for Venus Swimwear.

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  • Many of the holiday traditions in the United States originate from the customs practiced in Europe, since a large portion of Americans have European ancestry.

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  • The trinity knot, in particular, makes a simple and lovely statement about your relationship and your ancestry.

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  • If you have Celtic ancestry or simply love the culture of the Emerald Isle, you might consider Irish wedding rings.

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  • While DNA testing was not totally conclusive, the results pointed to wild canine ancestry.

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  • Celtic design tattoos are extremely popular, particularly with Wiccans and anyone of Celtic ancestry due to the strong beliefs associated with the symbols.

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  • Kim Kardashian's father, the late Robert Kardashian who was a famous attorney, was Armenian while her mother, Kris Jenner is of Scottish and Dutch ancestry.

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  • Her mystical background includes an ancient ancestry as an Egyptian princess who was revived to protect the jungle.

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  • Given the names of her two parents, both held in slavery, she was of purely African ancestry.

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  • Hip hop has a very definite ancestry rooted in the traditions of James Brown and R&B music.

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  • For genealogists, this is especially helpful as the library may also have a subscription to some of the online genealogy sites, such as Heritage Quest and Ancestry.

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  • While Ancestry charges a fee for seeing the details of the tree, you can search for basic information for free.

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  • Many public libraries have a subscription to Ancestry which patrons may use free of charge.

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  • While Ancestry.com charges subscribers a fee, there are ways to conduct free ancestry research.

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  • Ancestry is a subscription genealogy site geared to the family history enthusiast.

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  • Ancestry is most known for its extensive list of databases and documents.

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  • Many public libraries and genealogy archives have a subscription to Ancestry.

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  • Ancestry offers an extensive list of genealogy databases and research materials.

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  • Ancestry offers a wide variety of helpful resources for the genealogist, including family trees.

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