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01-04-2013, 12:01 AM
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Originally Posted by invictus View Post
That seems like an odd statement. I am sure there are plenty of English-born people these days who are only first or second-generation there!

But, tracing back to the Crusades is nuts. Is it really legit all that way? It seems like most families would miss records of a few people here and there along the way.
Ask the Icelanders about record keeping...it's common that people there can trace their heritage back more than a millennia.

As for the English thing...one of my old roommates was born in England...to American parents who were working there. He only has American citizenship thanks to his bloodline being almost exclusively German. FWIW they didn't return stateside until he was 4 or 5.

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