Year: 2006


I’ve moved my “weblog” posts into this area because this allows me more control over everything. Watch this site for the latest info on my major surnames, genealogy news, genetic genealogy, and all kinds of other genealogy-related stuff. I promise to keep it updated and fresh. Feel free to comment.

I’ll be moving all of my surname info and other items over here in the next few days.

There is a cool story over at MSNBC stating that a lot of Irish men descend from one Irish king from the 5th century. It’s similar to Genghis Kahn and his 16 million descendants.

DUBLIN, Ireland – Scientists in Ireland may have found the country’s most fertile male, with more than 3 million men worldwide among his offspring.

The scientists, from Trinity College Dublin, have discovered that as many as one in 12 Irish men could be descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, a 5th-century warlord who was head of the most powerful dynasty in ancient Ireland.

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