What is the greatest things you would have never imagined to happen? What is the greatest change for mankind are you seeking? What part do you play in the history of the world? What is some of the most impressive things that your family has ever done? Can you tell me the names of at least three 2nd great grandparents? Understanding the path of genealogy and its connection to your whole life will bring with it, the general reason why we must stay connect to our families. This is the story of mine.
I am the proud professional geneaologist who has taken the meaning of genealogy and research and have expanded a once small project to include over 5550 relatives throughout the world. The history include genealogy from Nigerian, Scottish, Irish, English, German, French, Norwegian, and many Native American family lines to become the first African American to trace his family back to the origin man and woman, Adam and Eve.
How did I do this? Through 23 years of research and the use of the internet site which this website is on, I found two key sites that allow me to connect a once restricted genealogy line connect to the people of Europe and Africa. In my early research, I traced my family back to 1273 with a lady by the name of Alice De Bresci. My research was halted until, I began to break through the genealogy of her people. Her husband was a member of the De Bracy family of Normandy, France. They were the cousins of the De Warren, Flanders, Falaise, Plantagenets and many other royal families of Europe. I research lead me to the English throne and William the Conqueror. His daughter, Gundred is my grandmother. William's great grandmother, Espriota De Senlis was a member of the royal family of the Vermandois and Senlis families which descends from people such as Charlemagne, Pepin the Short, who have ancestry in the Wessex, Mercia, Austrasia, Neustrasia, and many other older nations. On December 6, 2002, the discovery of a life-time occurred. My great grandmother, Espriota De Senlis, was the descendant of a direct line to Boaz, the father of Jessie, the father of King David of Isreal. I was a direct line descendant of these great men. But I was not finished...................