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henapplehenapple Posts: 14,804
edited September 2013 in Off Topic
Just wondering what folk's lineage and history is...

My grandparents are "off the boat" Polish from Pittsburgh PA. The rest is lost in Irish, Cherokee, etc...

Grew up in Murfreesboro TN... And still loving it here.

Wait.. An Indian, Pollock and Irishman walk into a bar... Hey, that's me!
Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 


  • erniemcclainerniemcclain Posts: 374
    edited September 2013
    German, Irish & Scotch.  I don't drink scotch, but will never forget the Frank & Ernest cartoon where they were sitting in an alley with bottles in paper bags.  One says to the other, "...yea, Scotch is the liquid part of me."

    Ernie McClain

    Scottsbluff, Nebraska

    (in the extreme western panhandle of NE)

  • I never researched my family tree, but they made a video of me when I left home so I could remember my family.


    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,240
    My mothers side are Luxemburg Jews... My father; Irish Catholics of welsh, English, descent.

    I love to drink, but then feel horrible about it

    F that

    I was born here. I'm an American.
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,733
    Lots of German and English on my mother's side. Scottish, Irish, and Czech on my dad's.
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    Caledon, ON


  • Welsh, right Steve?


    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,804
    Little Steven... Does that mean you're related to Mu Shu from Mulan?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,531
    edited September 2013
    My maternal great grandparents, whom I met just once, emigrated from Sweden, and barely spoke English.  Great grandpa Peterson was a high rise steel worker during the depression.

    Grandpa Peterson was the first, and only doctor for a long time, in Winslow AZ.

    My paternal side were Scots (Campbells) who emigrated to Nova Scotia, married up with Scotians then ended up in the west (Colorado and Arizona).  The Scotians in the picture were emigrants from Wales.

    After the Campbells had a name change through marriage, grandpa Jenkins on this side was a life long railroad man on the Santa Fe, retiring as a conductor.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Hell I don't know where any of my family came from but I bleed red, white, & blue.



     LBGE,SBGE, and a mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • Mix of Irish, Scottish and German.  My great-great-grandfather/grandmother actually came from Ireland and ended up getting land in Oklahoma in the land run of 1889 where my maternal grandmother was born and raised with like nine siblings.  That side of the family still owns the same land and operates a hog farm today which has been in operation for over 100 years. 


    Cedar table w/granite top

    Ceramic Grillworks two-tier swing rack

    Perpetual cooler of ice-cold beer

  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,439
    Polish/Czech - one of the reasons I got the Egg was to be able to smoke my own Kielbasi (yes, it ends with an "I", not an "A"
    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,418
    I'm 1/2 Chinese, 1/4 Russian, and 1/4 Jamaican. :-\"
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • 10th generation North American. Family was settled in what is now Pennsylvania when most of the USA and Canada were just colonies. German, Scot and Irish roots....
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  •  50% 



    and 50% mix of 





    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 468
    Half Irish and half Alabamian! Love to drink, grill and watch the Tide kick the **** out of whoever they are playing. Roll Tide Roll.
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
  • Mostly Texan, then Dutch, Irish, Scottish, English, German, and French.  

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • GK59GK59 Posts: 501
    All American with all 4 grandparents coming over from Poland. 
    And in the Polish rich south end of Bay City  where I grew up it's Kielbasa , no "I".
    May be one spelling is plural.A Yahoo search does not bring up anything for the spelling with an "I". My take it must be local dialect. Some of my relatives would start out with a English word and a polish ending. Go figure.
    On a second note , who has a good recipe for smoked Kielbasa they would be willing to share?

    Smitty's Kid's BBQ

    Bay City,MI

  • Welsh, right Steve?

    yr ydych yn llygad eich lle gary


    Caledon, ON


  • The one and only

    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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