Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

5/8/2008

Genealogy guild confirms Obama, ‘Wild Bill’ cousins

Troy Grove has long been known as the birthplace of James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok but now a new notoriety surprised residents when presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) announced his family ties to the famous gunslinger.
Turns out, this wasn’t just campaign rhetoric. It took a Boston-based genealogical society just 30 minutes to confirm Obama and Hickok are indeed cousins. for more click here

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