Monday, February 5, 2007

Obama Related to George Washington

A genealogist has discovered that Illinois Senator Barack Obama has "ancestral ties" to Presidents George Washington, James Madison, Harry Truman and Jimmy Carter.

Obama's mother, Ann Dunham, has a number an ancestral pathways to one of Obama's 12th great grandfathers, the Honorable Laurence Washington, who over the course of five centuries became the ancestor of Washington, Carter, and others.

Cross-posted from California Yankee.

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