geggidy:

chicksdigthephoenix:

soupengine:

i am mainly irish. like, 75%. my ancestors were irish royalty  actually. but the rest is russian, scottish, and we think some Alaskan  native through slavery marriage, but we’re really unclear about it.

i’ve been discussing this a lot…



scots.  irish.  french.  and supposedly cherokee, but isn’t everyone, over here? 
what’s YOUR story?
(in the photo:  my great grandfather sanford shemwell, his daughter, my nama, ivy myrtle, and his wife, greatgrandmother callie emmaline wallace shemwell, taken in 1902.)

geggidy:

chicksdigthephoenix:

soupengine:

i am mainly irish. like, 75%. my ancestors were irish royalty actually. but the rest is russian, scottish, and we think some Alaskan native through slavery marriage, but we’re really unclear about it.

i’ve been discussing this a lot…

scots.  irish.  french.  and supposedly cherokee, but isn’t everyone, over here? 

what’s YOUR story?

(in the photo:  my great grandfather sanford shemwell, his daughter, my nama, ivy myrtle, and his wife, greatgrandmother callie emmaline wallace shemwell, taken in 1902.)