For Sure, Obama's South Side Irish


Subject:
Presidents by Name , Obama, Barack

Description:
This May 2007 article describes how "Barack Obama's ancestry has been traced back to a shoemaker in a small Irish village. ... A Church of Ireland rector scoured files from the church ... dating to the late 1700s. He confirmed that Obama descended from Moneygall, County Offaly." Also includes a list of Obama's probable ethnic roots, which include Native American, Kenyan, English, Scottish, and Irish. From the Chicago Sun-Times.

Creator:
Hutton, Brian

Publisher:
Chicago Sun-Times

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.suntimes.com/news/politics/368961,CST-NWS-ireland03.article


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