Genealogy's questions - Portuguese iziqna

Best answer: His mother's maiden name is the name she was born with. So in this example it is Williams. And regardless of her marital status at any time in her life, that will still be her maiden name. So what Frank would say is - if he wants to answer this question - "Williams" and if he doesn't want to... show more

Best answer: UK/Ireland : If his name was not on the birth cert it means they were not married and he didn't attend the registration, normally means illegitimacy, have you checked to see if he was named on the baptism record? Some vicars were very 'liberal' with what they wrote, some naming the absent father, so it... show more

How do I get public records?

7 answers · 5 days ago
I'm trying to find out more about my family and trying to figure out where exactly I can go to get that type of information. I already have an account on Ancestry but it's only so much it gives me info.

Best answer: The test sold on is administered by 23andme. It's one of the best- both for ancestry analysis and health analysis. It costs a little extra, but they'll tell you about what genetic tendancies you might have for various diseases. They will also match you up with other people who've taken the... show more

As a black person, when people ask me where I am from, usually they mean ‘originally’ (as in you know, being of Nigerian ancestry) but being born and brought up in London, UK, but I was always of the impression that I can technically say I am FROM England since I am native to London by BIRTH. After all, where... show more

Best answer: There aren't that many people named Guiffre in the USA, compared to, for instance, people named Smith or Jones or Miller. If Bill Gates held a "Gates" family reunion and offered to pay for airplane tickets, rooms and meals at a 5-star hotel, and nightly entertainment by Hollywood stars, he still... show more

Is everybody really 50th cousins?

8 answers · 2 weeks ago

Best answer: Reality is it is unlikely your family photos are online anywhere, unless someone in your family has researched and have access to 'family photos' and they have uploaded them online....... so research your ancestry, the siblings of your parents ( your aunts/uncles) and their children ( your cousins may have... show more

Thank you!

Best answer: You don't, unless you research the genealogy and find out how each individual is related to the others (or not).

I only know one person who has it. And apparently it's neither Spanish nor Celtic, as the person I know's family is entirely from Sweden,

Best answer: Assuming they were full-blooded and no one else has any Indian blood, You have 16 great great grandparents. 2 of them were NA, so you are 2/16ths or 1/8 or 12.5%.

My friend is from South America (Bolivia) and has a Spanish surname, but came out as fully Native American on the DNA tests. His parents were the same. Why do have European surnames?

Best answer: why not contact both groups and ask them? I bet you are not the first person to ask this as the war between the states was said to have pitted brother against brother.