(Closed) What's your heritage?

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Post # 62
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

100% German. My mom’s parents were born in Germany. All of my dad’s grandparents were born in Germany. His parents were cousins. His maternal grandfather and paternal grandmother were brother and sister.

Post # 63
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

100% Italian

Born in the USA

Dad born in Italy 

Mom born in USA

 

Post # 64
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Blushing bee

 Irish, Scottish, Italian, (Mom’s side) English, Czech, Cherokee, and Mashantucket Pequot (Dad’s side). Brownish blonde hair, brown eyes, and super pale (always burn).

 

Post # 65
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

Just English for me

Post # 66
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

@lenabee:  Lots of things but I’m only interested in the Scottish parts.

Post # 67
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

100% Russian, born and raised!  Moved to the US when I was 14.

Post # 68
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

50% Italian on my dad’s side (and I have a super-cool Italian maiden name, which is now my middle name).

25% Croatian/Slovenian (not sure about border issues, lol) and 25% Western-European-mutt-been-in-the-States-forever on my mom’s side.

I look verrrrry Italian, though when I studied abroad in Mexico everybody thought I was Mexican!

Post # 69
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

My dads side is South African Dutch, and my moms side is English and German. We’re all blonde, lol.

Post # 70
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Completely German 🙂

Post # 71
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

It’s funny, people from so cal never ask, people from back east always ask, mainly due to my unusual last name.

I’m Prussian & Russian & who knows what else during the era of the ever shifting Baltic states on my father’s side.

My mother’s side is Lithuanian. 

The men on my father’s side were land barons & cossacks.  It’s funny how that has manifest in our collective bloodline.  My paternal cousins & I all share a great love for horses.  My uncle owned thoroughbreds.

Some of us are also hard core German Shepherd people.

I think it all ties together.  We’re on opposite unds of the country yet have much in common.

Someday, I’m going to spend the money & go om ancestry.com.

 

 

 

Post # 72
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Newbee

I am a bit of everything: Mums side: German, polish, Prussian?, english

Dads side: spanish, maori, Irish, German 

But I am 100% Aussie 🙂

Post # 73
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2016 - Highfield House, Stanley, Tasmania

I was born in Australia, and my family has been here since the 1840s. My father’s side came as convicts from Yorkshire, and my mother’s side came as free settlers from Sussex. I also have some Aboriginal ancestry, but I don’t know very much about that part of my ancestry. 

My Fiance is Brazilian, and he is a mix of Italian, Portuguese, native Brazilian, and possibly German.

Post # 74
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

On my father’s side I am Italian, Scottish, Irish, French, and English (I think).  On my mother’s side, I’m Maltese, French, English, and Irish.  

My husband’s mother is 100% Italian and his father is half Italian and half Irish. 

Post # 75
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

I’m born in sweden and I’m 50% swedish and 50% polish. It’s funny, here in Sweden I have been asked if I come from Poland and when I’m in Poland they say I look swedish…

 

Post # 76
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

My mom’s family is Swedish and my Dad’s family is Spanish.

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