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by amis89
13 Sep 2021, 01:38
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Looking for any info or direction on my g-grandfather Sperone.
Replies: 3
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Looking for any info or direction on my g-grandfather Sperone.

My great grandfather immigrated to Philadelphia at the age of 17 on February 11th 1910 on the S.S. Virginia sailing from Naples. My grandfather said he was very stoic and never spoke of his past much, but knew he was an orphan from Abruzzo with no connection or family left in Italy. His Americanized...
by amis89
13 Sep 2021, 01:22
Forum: Genetic genealogy
Topic: Generations and Ethnic Percentages
Replies: 7
Views: 5679

Re: Generations and Ethnic Percentages

You can inherit more ethnic dna from one ancestor and less from another. My mother is half Italian, so I should be something around 25%, but when I add up all of the percentages that come from southern Italy (middle eastern, Greek, Sardinian, etc.; I come out to have approximately 35% “Italian” dna....