finding your roots

Finnish AND iRISH

Virginia (Nott) Prouty April 30, 2012

ALL MY LIFE i ASKED MY FATHER WHAT NATIONALITY WAS NOTT AND HE WOULD ANSWER AMERICAN AND WHEN I DID A LITTLE RESEARCH EVERYONE MARRIED IRISH ALL THE WAY AND MY MOTHERS FAMILY CAME FROM FINLAND i NEED TO FIND MORE RECORDS OF MY ANCESTORS. iN IRELAND ITS VERY HARD TO TELL WHERE THEY CAME FROM. mY FATHERS NAME WAS HAROLD RAYMOND NOTT BORN IN CAMBRIDGE MA IN 1897. MY MOTHERS SIDE IMMIGRATED FROM FINLAND

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The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new 10-part PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the 12th series from Professor Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. Filmed on location across the United States, the series premieres nationally Sundays, March 25 – May 20 at 8 pm ET on PBS (check local listings).

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