Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

4/6/2012

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America now knows that Rob Lowe has an un-American ancestor. Recently, on the NBC program “Who Do You Think You Are?” the actor, who played the freedom-loving idealist Sam Seaborn on “The West Wing,” learned that his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, a Hessian soldier, bore arms against the Continental Army and was taken prisoner at the Battle of Trenton during the winter of 1776.

“You mean to tell me my five times great-grandfather was trying to stick it to George Washington?” the actor said in astonishment. for more click here

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