For the longest time, I thought (because I had been told so) that my last name was German. However, after taking German for several years, I found out there is no ‘gh’ combination in the German language. Then I discovered that actually, the name is Scottish. (Doug, maybe my great, great, great, great grandfather went to school with yours!). Anyway, I also have a fair amount of Native American blood from both my Grandmothers and Dutch from my mom’s dad.
3 thoughts on “my surprising ancestreal roots”
Haha that is a great picture! Where does that curly hair come from?
Ha ha… I had a wee hunt and discovered you are of Scottish stock! You had ancestors who held a family seat in Dumfriesshire, which is a great county in the Borders, in 1150 AD.
We should probably start voice coaching immediately if I am to undo 32 years of damage.
Oh yeah… the troll features are clearly from your Native American or Dutch side!
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