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The map that shows where America came from: ...the ancestry of EVERY county in the US
Daily Mail ^ | 09/01/2013 | Jessica Jerreat

Posted on 09/29/2013 10:57:42 AM PDT by Rusty0604

Census data shows heritage of 317 million modern Americans Clusters show where immigrants from different nations chose to settle Largest ancestry grouping in the nation are of German descent with almost 50 million people

African American or Black is the second largest grouping with just over 40 million people Almost 20 million people claim to have 'American' ancestry for political reasons and because they are unsure of their family's genealogy

49,206,934 Germans

By far the largest ancestral group, stretching from coast to coast across 21st century America is German, with 49,206,934 people. The peak immigration for Germans was in the mid-19th century as thousands were driven from their homes by unemployment and unrest.

41,284,752 Black or African Americans The census map also identifies, Black or African-American as a term for citizens of the United States who have ancestry in Sub-Saharan Africa.The majority of African Americans are descended from slaves

35,523,082 Irish Another group who joined the great story of the United States were the Irish and the great famine of the 1840s sparked mass migration from Ireland.

31,789,483 Mexican And from 1990 to 2000, the number of people who claimed Mexican ancestry almost doubled in size to 31,789,483 people.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: ancestry; countymap; ethnicgroups; ethnicitymap; godsgravesglyphs; helixmakemineadouble; map; statemap
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All the ethnic groups listed have the majority of their roots in America for many years, with the exception of the Mexicans which are number 4 only because their number doubled from 1990 to 2000. May be more now in 2013. The changing face of America.
1 posted on 09/29/2013 10:57:42 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Considering the over eighty percent of the population that is of European heritage, America is predominantly a nation of transplanted Englishmen. Particularly in the South, where the English had established themselves for over a century before large numbers of Germans or other nationalities started to arrive,


2 posted on 09/29/2013 11:06:17 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Rusty0604

There, you see?

THAT is really what all the social network monitoring, phone call monitoring, and email surveillance was for!

And you thought it was nefarious. Silly, silly citizen...


3 posted on 09/29/2013 11:08:49 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Rusty0604

My Palatine German ancestors Johann Georg Kast and Annas Margaretha Fag/Feck arrived in 1710

Queen Anne sent 3,000 of them to the Albany, NY area in1709-11 to cut down pine trees to make pitch and tar to seal Enlish navy wooden ships..

however it was too cold for that particular tree it grew in the carolinas...

My ancestor Johann fought in that war in 1711, Queen Anne’s War..against the French and indians...

with 3,000 arriving early like that and more later then yes they would have many descendants...


4 posted on 09/29/2013 11:10:29 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Rusty0604

Kenyans went to DC, I hear


5 posted on 09/29/2013 11:12:14 AM PDT by llevrok ("It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words....." - Geo. Orwell)
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To: Rusty0604

My Irish Scot ancestors arrived in the early 1700s and resided in the Carolinas, prior to making their way to Texas.


6 posted on 09/29/2013 11:12:28 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: Rusty0604

7 posted on 09/29/2013 11:13:23 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

My ancestors came over in about the 4th or 5th boat to arrive on our shores. They came from England. Two of my antecedents were in the 1st and 2nd Houses of Burgesses.


8 posted on 09/29/2013 11:13:37 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

I have a little German in me but my ancestor in that group fought in the Revolutionary War.

I am a truly mixed breed:

6/16 Cherokee
3/16 Hebrew
3/16 English
2/16 German
2/16 Irish


9 posted on 09/29/2013 11:15:55 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
1. That 80 pct of European ancestry included Hispanics, most of whom are racially mixed, ie nonwhite.

2. Americans of English ancestry are a small and dwindling minority, only bolstered if you include the Scots and Scots Irosh who form the bulk of the white population of the South. Most of the rest of us American whites do NOT consider the UK our mother country, and always found the WASPs to be laughable in their insistence that they are a "majority."

10 posted on 09/29/2013 11:19:44 AM PDT by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: Dallas59

You would think it would show some Scandinavian descent in Washington.


11 posted on 09/29/2013 11:20:09 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If global warming exists I hope it is strong enough to reverse the Big Government snowball)
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To: Rusty0604

The third item down on the list states American. I don’t get it.


12 posted on 09/29/2013 11:21:53 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Rusty0604

I guess I am one of those Englishmen that moved to the American category. In more recent years I have found that my origination was the area just south of Lancashire. Interestingly enough even after ten generations in the New World, my wife’s family originated only a few miles east of there. I looked up the origination of my Scot ancestry of my grandmother’s line and it is from a few miles north across the Scottish border. Small world.


13 posted on 09/29/2013 11:22:40 AM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Rusty0604

German,Scottish,Irish,love Golf and Beer;)


14 posted on 09/29/2013 11:23:18 AM PDT by mdittmar
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To: Conservative4Ever

That would be Indian. But evidently the maker of the map was trying to be “politically correct.”


15 posted on 09/29/2013 11:24:38 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: basil

My first English arrived in 1630 to MASS with Wintrops Fleet..

I was in Boston this summer and learnt that Boston dates from 1630 and that “fleet”

So my ancestors were there at the founding

:)

Gov Wintrop had 11 ships with about 1,00 people from Suffolk, Gloustershire and some other county in England..

the Mayflower of 1620 was one of the ships..

I have the list of all 11 ships if someone wants them...

My ancestors moved to New York colony later...

My ancestors to New York City arrived on the first ship the Neuiw Nederlandt in 1623..

and then I had ancestors on one of “the First Four Ships” to New Zealand Dec 1850..


16 posted on 09/29/2013 11:25:30 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

Long gone and replaced.


17 posted on 09/29/2013 11:25:41 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Your ancestors were hot to get the heck out of England, it seems——LOL!


18 posted on 09/29/2013 11:27:19 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Conservative4Ever

“Almost 20 million people claim to have ‘American’ ancestry for political reasons and because they are unsure of their family’s genealogy”


19 posted on 09/29/2013 11:27:50 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Dallas59

That is where my mothers family hails from. I guess “from” being the key word.


20 posted on 09/29/2013 11:28:16 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If global warming exists I hope it is strong enough to reverse the Big Government snowball)
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To: seeker41

My Irish ancestors from Ulster arrived about 1720 as indentured servants to Livingston Manor, south of Renssalaer, NY


21 posted on 09/29/2013 11:29:04 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Rusty0604

Bet a lot of those “Germans” were Silesian Poles, like my ancestors.


22 posted on 09/29/2013 11:29:44 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Rusty0604

American. ;-)


23 posted on 09/29/2013 11:31:10 AM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Dallas59

My ancestors were Irish,German,Italian and English.We had a bit of a mixed up U.N. thing going on here.


24 posted on 09/29/2013 11:32:25 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: basil
My ancestors came over in about the 4th or 5th boat to arrive on our shores. They came from England. Two of my antecedents were in the 1st and 2nd Houses of Burgesses.

We're probably related.

25 posted on 09/29/2013 11:32:25 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (We the People sent you to DEFUND it, not defend or delay it!)
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To: basil

actually after thery arrived they were hot to get out of MASS

:)


26 posted on 09/29/2013 11:33:19 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Rusty0604

They’ve got “American” and they’ve got “American Indian”.

WTH?!?!


27 posted on 09/29/2013 11:33:40 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Rusty0604

Let’s make it a goal for the next census that we get 95% American responses.


28 posted on 09/29/2013 11:36:40 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Rusty0604
One of the sub-headers at the top:
"Almost 20 million people claim to have 'American' ancestry for political reasons and because they are unsure of their family's genealogy"

Further down in the article:
"The surprising number of people across the nation claiming to have American ancestry is due to them making a political statement, or because they are simply uncertain about their direct descendants."

One contains the word, and. The other contains the word, or. Likely, most of them knew of their ancestry in the first landings of Protestants in early America, as I do.


29 posted on 09/29/2013 11:36:40 AM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: puppypusher

My American ancestors were French/Dutch, English, French, Irish, German

My New Zealand ancestors were American-Canadian, English, Scot, Irish


30 posted on 09/29/2013 11:37:51 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Dallas59
DANG! ALL THOSE PUERTO RICANS IN PR!


31 posted on 09/29/2013 11:38:51 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Rusty0604

I know my families genealogy. Almost all of them have been here since the colonies began. I am a melting pot. No amount of “ethnicity” stands out from another. My ancestors (except for gg born in Ireland and gg born in Brazil, are Americans as I am, and became Americans (un-hyphenated). Goes back to 1620 and our culture is American. (I have a 1/16 “Native American Indian).

their quote about American, insults me.


32 posted on 09/29/2013 11:39:57 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Rusty0604

One of my ancestors was Charles Carroll of Carrollton (Maryland), a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the last signer to die.


33 posted on 09/29/2013 11:40:20 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: EternalVigilance; basil

You are probably related to my husband :)


34 posted on 09/29/2013 11:47:17 AM PDT by Duchess47 ("One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse)
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To: Rusty0604
My God...I'm a comparative newcomer to the country.The earliest of my ancestors to arrive here came from Ireland in the 1850’s and the other “wave”,also Irish,came in the 1880’s.But fear not,Freepers,I have a Green Card.
35 posted on 09/29/2013 11:47:40 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Rusty0604

They must have calculated this by last name. I don’t see how they can categorize people as “German.” Ok, I have Germans in my ancestry, but also have Scots-Irish, Scottish, Welsh, English, Bavarian. My grandkids have all that plus Portuguese, Algerian, Serbian and Czech.

I don’t think the European get how mixed we are. My granddaughter’s kindergarten has a large proportion of mixed race kids. That is why we are more “American” as a people than anything else.


36 posted on 09/29/2013 11:50:09 AM PDT by marsh2
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To: machogirl

Well it a British news agency.


37 posted on 09/29/2013 11:52:38 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
By far the largest ancestral group, stretching from coast to coast across 21st century America is German, with 49,206,934 people. The peak immigration for Germans was in the mid-19th century as thousands were driven from their homes by unemployment and unrest.

In the first census that I saw back in the 1700's, Germans were the most listed race in America. Followed by English and Scottish. So the Germans have been here in strong numbers from day one.

38 posted on 09/29/2013 11:52:52 AM PDT by justa-hairyape (The username is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: SamAdams76; Conservative4Ever

Then why are Aleut/Eskimo and American Indian listed in separate categories?


39 posted on 09/29/2013 11:53:02 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Tennessee Nana
Mine were from Gloustershire and Somerset, Salem, 1628, Conn, 1630, Hampshire Grants, Upstate NY and Vermont, 1740’s.

The rest were Scots Irish along with a few real harps, 1730’s Alabama and Mississippi via the Carolina's and Penn after the Revolution. Some ended up in VA, no has a clue why.

40 posted on 09/29/2013 11:53:17 AM PDT by Little Bill (A)
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To: Dallas59

According to that map we should all be speaking german ?

Lots of baby blue from the legend for german ancestry on the map.


41 posted on 09/29/2013 11:54:49 AM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: SamAdams76; Conservative4Ever
That would be Indian. But evidently the maker of the map was trying to be “politically correct.”

You didn't read the article:

"Almost 20 million people claim to have 'American' ancestry for political reasons and because they are unsure of their family's genealogy."

42 posted on 09/29/2013 11:55:17 AM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: Rusty0604

Yea, they are still smarting after 200+ years. lol


43 posted on 09/29/2013 11:55:57 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Roger that. Mine go back to the mid 1600’s in the Hudson Valley area of New York and most of the folks there were of Dutch origin. Lot’s of Van Xxxx’s and other Dutch sounding names for sure. Looking at the roster of the New York militia from the revolution from that area, I didn’t see many Italian looking names. I think the map is a load.


44 posted on 09/29/2013 11:56:00 AM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: EternalVigilance

My antecedents were: Walter Chiles, born in England, emigraated to VA 1637 or 1638. Represented Charles City in the House of Burgesses 1642-43.

Colonel Walter Chiles, son of preceding, represented James County in the House of Burgesses, and so on and on.

Don’t want to get too boring here—LOL!


45 posted on 09/29/2013 11:56:30 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: TigersEye

Maybe cause the Eskimo are only in Alaska?? Just a guess. I always considered the Eskimo distinct from the American Indian.


46 posted on 09/29/2013 11:56:36 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Duchess47

Well, they might have he might have that going for him-—LOL!


47 posted on 09/29/2013 11:57:47 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: laplata

That guy has more descendants or people claiming to be one than a rabbit. I never saw so many when I was doing research.


48 posted on 09/29/2013 11:58:21 AM PDT by MamaB
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To: Conservative4Ever

That wasn’t my point. I was responding to your query (and more specifically the reply to it) about the category ‘American.’


49 posted on 09/29/2013 11:59:09 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: machogirl

See my post #9. I am a melting pot also, only my Cherokee ethnicity stands out more than others. That side of my family is and has been very proud of our heritage all my life. But I am also proud to consider myself a “melting pot” American.


50 posted on 09/29/2013 12:00:01 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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