My ancestors were primarily British & German. But I also have some Polish & Irish in me. You can learn a lot from your DNA.


According to 23 and Me, the origins of my DNA trace back to Germany, Britain, Ireland, and Poland.

I’ve always wondered about multiculturalism in my great-grandparents homeland. They were Germans. But their community was diverse. The main town in the region, Bütow, had a majority German population, but from 35 to 40 percent Polish and about 10 percent Jewish.


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