Skip to comments.The map that shows where America came from: ...the ancestry of EVERY county in the US
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
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 ...
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,
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...
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...
Kenyans went to DC, I hear
My Irish Scot ancestors arrived in the early 1700s and resided in the Carolinas, prior to making their way to Texas.
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.
I have a little German in me but my ancestor in that group fought in the Revolutionary War.
I am a truly mixed breed:
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."
You would think it would show some Scandinavian descent in Washington.
The third item down on the list states American. I don’t get it.
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.
German,Scottish,Irish,love Golf and Beer;)
That would be Indian. But evidently the maker of the map was trying to be “politically correct.”
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..
Long gone and replaced.
Your ancestors were hot to get the heck out of England, it seems——LOL!
“Almost 20 million people claim to have ‘American’ ancestry for political reasons and because they are unsure of their family’s genealogy”
That is where my mothers family hails from. I guess “from” being the key word.
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