1) Attila the Hun...
Well, well, well Attila the Hun (406-453) is my 43rd great-grandfather. Who knew? I never imagined! But..., someone born in 406 should be about 60 to 70 generations back in time, and this shows only 45 generations.
This is through my 9th great-grandfather, Edmund Hobart (1573-1646), an early settler of Hingham, Massachusetts. According to Geni.com, the Hobart line goes back to European royalty for many generations into the princes of Hungary. Funny, I don't recall Edmund Hobart being on a list of "gateway ancestors" to European royalty, but perhaps it's true.
2) Genghis Khan? Who is supposedly the ancestor of a significant part of all of humankind?
Oh, good, Genghis Khan (1162-1227) is not my ancestor! He is my 18th great uncle's great-aunt's husband great-grandfather. That seems like a stretch. It's only 29 generations (I think) back in time - I would expect someone born in 1162 to be 34 to 36 generations back. Perhaps someone made a mistake. Or I haven't extended my Geni.com lines far enough back to connect.
3) How about Lady Godiva? Oh, I wish...
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