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Lynn Betlock
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Last week's survey asked how far removed you are from your most recent immigrant ancestor. 4,741 people answered this survey. The results are:

1%,  I am an immigrant.
5%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a parent.
26%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a grandparent.
31%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a great-grandparent.
13%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a second great-grandparent.
5%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a third great-grandparent.
3%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a fourth great-grandparent.
2%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a fifth great-grandparent.
2%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a sixth great-grandparent.
2%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a seventh great-grandparent.
2%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is an eighth great-grandparent.
2%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a ninth great-grandparent.
2%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a tenth great-grandparent.
1%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is an eleventh great-grandparent.
1%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a twelfth great-grandparent.
1%,  My most recent immigrant ancestor is a thirteenth or earlier great-grandparent.
1%,  I don't know how far removed I am from an immigrant ancestor.

This week's survey asks if you or any of your more recent ancestors spoke a first language other than English. Take the survey now!


Posted by Jean Powers at 10/31/2013 10:01:43 AM | 


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