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DUBLIN, Ireland -- Presidential hopeful Barack Obama could have the luck of the Irish.
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mallory

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Oct 18, 2007
 
Interesting, the connection between Obama and Cheney. I can think of another connection between their families. Obama's ancestor Benjamin Singletary removed from MA to Maryland. His father was Richard Singletary who came to Salem MA and then removed to Newbury MA about 1636. Benjamin's brother Nathaniel had a daughter Susannah who married first Edmund Eastman and second Cpt Richard Bartlett. Capt Bartlett was grandson of Richard Bartlett and Hannah Emery. Hannah was grandaughter of John Emery who came to Newbury in 1635, having come from England on the James. Dick Cheney is a direct decendant of John Emery.
Richard Bartlett was son of Josiah Bartlet and Lydia Hale. Lydia was daughter of Ezekiel Hale and Ruth Emery...another direct decendant of John Emery of Newbury.
Richard Bartlett and susannah Singletary had Susanna Bartlett who married.....Cpt John Emery...another direct decendant of
John Emery.
John Emery and Susannah Bartlett were first and second cousins of Dr Governor Josiah Bartlett of New Hampshir the second signer of the Declaration of Independence. Josiah Bartlett was model for the Democratice President Josiah Bartlett of the tv show Westwing.
(6) Capt Richard Bartlett Jr 20 Oct 1676 Newbury MA husbandman, miller, cordwainer “gentleman in latter years” d 10 Feb 1750 Newbury =(1) 12 Apr 1699 Margaret Woodman 31 Aug 1676 Newbury MA d 6 Apr 1718 Newbury (Edward Woodman = Mary Goodridge)(2) 8 Dec 1720 Newbury MA Susannah (Singletary) Eastman 1681 Newbury MA d 27 Aug 1767 Newbury MA (She was widow of Edmund Eastman of Salisbury)(Nathaniel Singletarry)(Richard Singletary)
(8) Capt John Emery Jr 22 Jan 1758 Newbury MA d 27 Dec 1831 Unionville OH buried in Unionville Cem = 19/20 Oct 1781 Newbury MA Susanna Bartlett 20 Oct 1756 Newbury MA d 8 Sep 1814 Lydon, Vt (see above)(Josiah Bartlett 10 Apr 1723 Newbury, MA husbandman d 26 Oct 1802 Newbury Essex MA =(1) 19 Jun 1744 Newbury Lydia Hale 5 Sep 1722 Newbury MA d 31 May 1766 Newbury Essex MA age 44 (2) 18 Aug 1767 Apphia Dole)(Capt Richard Bartlett 20Oct 1676 Haverhill MA d 10 Feb 1749 Richard, Capt., Feb. 10, 1749[-50, in his 74th y. GR6].=(1) 12 Apr 1699 Margaret Woodman 31 Aug 1676 newbury MA (2) 8 Dec 1720 Newbury MA or 20 Dec 1720 Haverhill MA Susanna (Singletary) Eastman 19 Sep 1691 Haverhill, Essex, MA d 1761 Haverhill MA)(Susannah Singletary married first, 10 May 1708 Edmund Eastman 20 Jan 1680 Salisbury MA d 18 Mar 1719 )(Benjamin Eastman = Annie Pitts)(Richard Bartlett 21 Feb 1649 yeoman currier cordwainer d 17 Apr 1724 =18 Nov 1673 Newbury MA Hannah Emery 26 Apr 1654 Newbury MA d 1 May 1705)(John Emery = Mary Webster)((Richard Bartlett 21 Oct 1721 d Jul 1698 = Abigail Jackson (Wells))(Richard Bartlett 1575 Ernley Sussex ENG d 20 May 1647 Newbury MA= Joan)(Nathaniel Singleterry 28 Oct 1644 Salisbury MA = 22 Dec 1673 Haverhill MA Sarah Belknap 14 Oct 1656 North Weald Essex, England)(Sam Belknap = Sarah Jones)(Richard Singleterry c 1595/98 bp 1637 removed from Salem MA to Newbury MA d 25 Oct 1687 = 1639 Salisbury MA Savannah (Susannah) Cooke 1615 bp 17 mar 1615 Bayton Worcester ENG of Haverhill Essex MA d 11 Apr 1682 Haverhill MA bur Haverhill MA)(Johanis Cooke)(Francis Singleterry 1559 ENG d 1617 Surfleet Lincolnshire ENG = Agnes)(Ezekiel Hale 13 May 1689 Newbury MA d 15 Apr 1740 = 1711 Ruth Emery 1691 d 27 Nov 1735 Newbury MA)(Thomas Hale 11 Feb 1658/59 Newbury Essex MA = Sara Northend 3 Jan 1660/61 d 26 Apr 1732 Rowley, MA)(Ezekiel Northend Feb 1621 Rippleham England d 7 Sep 1698 Rowley MA= 1 Oct 1648 Rowley MA Edna (Halstead) Bayley c 1624 Halifax Yorkshire England)(John Northend = 13 Apr 1605 Rowley East Riding ENG Elizabeth Cole)
Rumple Tweezer

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Oct 18, 2007
 

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Easy for you to say.
jdm

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Mar 2, 2008
 
Actually, as a descendant of the Singeltary's of Haverhill, MA. I can tell you that Obama is not a descendant of Bejamin. He is alledgedly a descendant of Johnathan Dunham alias Singletary (questionable son of Richard). Furthermore, Benjamin did not move to Maryland, he moved to SC and Jonathan Dunham moved to New Jersey.
jdm

East Weymouth, MA

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Mar 2, 2008
 
My apologies, I see you were referring to the other benjamin, son of Jonathan not Richard. My ancestor was Benjamin Singletary son of Richard, who moved his family to Charleston, SC in 1695. The Benjamin Singletary you are referring to is evidently son of jonathan who moved to NJ. That is supposedly Obama's line. Jonathan was a half-brother (?) of my ancestor Benjamin.
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Mar 21, 2008
 
Mallory...I am related to the Emery's and would like to know how you came about this information. My Grandfather is researching the genealogy and is trying to verify your information. How may I contact you?
Thank you...

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hamilton

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Mar 21, 2008
 
Rumple Tweezer wrote:
Easy for you to say.
Aww, that was cruel.

funny, but cruel.

you're a hard man!

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jdm wrote:
My apologies, I see you were referring to the other benjamin, son of Jonathan not Richard. My ancestor was Benjamin Singletary son of Richard, who moved his family to Charleston, SC in 1695. The Benjamin Singletary you are referring to is evidently son of jonathan who moved to NJ. That is supposedly Obama's line. Jonathan was a half-brother (?) of my ancestor Benjamin.
so you're saying you're related to Obama.

You should think twice before making these claims.
Saddam made it punishable by death to claim relationship to his family. Obama could turn a different hue if he gets into the WH and add a clause to the patriot act.

A tad fanciful I know, But we've adjusted to the Bush administration so anything goes these days.
mr Giblets

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Mar 22, 2008
 
hinamanu wrote:
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so you're saying you're related to Obama.
You should think twice before making these claims.
Saddam made it punishable by death to claim relationship to his family. Obama could turn a different hue if he gets into the WH and add a clause to the patriot act.
A tad fanciful I know, But we've adjusted to the Bush administration so anything goes these days.
right there! To be related to Stalin was not a good "life choice" at all. Only his mum escaped having something nasty happen. Hitler was not at all keen on his relatives, either.
abbymac

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Mar 30, 2008
 
For heaven's sakes, don't rely on the genealogy posted by Mallory in Oct 2007. It is so garbled, mixed up, etc. Anytime someone posts lineage be very cautious.

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Why does it matter? A lot of Americans are Irish, just like a lot of Americans are German. Who cares? We all know that he is mixed, and most white people have a mix of either Irish or German.

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Why does it matter? A lot of Americans are Irish, just like a lot of Americans are German. Who cares? We all know that he is mixed, and most white people have a mix of either Irish or German.
exactly. very few pure white people. a very mongoloid race. But they have the cheek of accusing native peoples of not being pure.
especially land owning indigenous people.

snakes, snakes, snakes
mr giblets

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Apr 2, 2008
 
Joe_ wrote:
Why does it matter? A lot of Americans are Irish, just like a lot of Americans are German. Who cares? We all know that he is mixed, and most white people have a mix of either Irish or German.
but will he call himself an "Irish-American" ? you bet your life he won't, even if he wanted to , Jesse and Al wouldn't let him.
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Apr 2, 2008
 
hinamanu wrote:
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exactly. very few pure white people. a very mongoloid race. But they have the cheek of accusing native peoples of not being pure.
especially land owning indigenous people.
snakes, snakes, snakes
since when was Obama "Indigenous"? and what land did he own? and "Indigenous" to where?
jdm

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Aug 2, 2008
 
hinamanu wrote:
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so you're saying you're related to Obama.
You should think twice before making these claims.
Saddam made it punishable by death to claim relationship to his family. Obama could turn a different hue if he gets into the WH and add a clause to the patriot act.
A tad fanciful I know, But we've adjusted to the Bush administration so anything goes these days.
I don't claim any relation to Obama. Obama's lineage is questionable at the very least. Mine, on the other hand, is proven. Who are you to make any such comment, anyway? You probably don't even live in the US.
IRISHNESS

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Aug 16, 2008
 
GENEALOGY AND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES - BELFAST / ANTRIM http://secretireland.blogspot.com/2008/08/gen...
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Aug 23, 2008
 
He isnt part Irish.Irish are white he is black. hahaha another card played for American Irish vote hahahaha
Tom Moffatt

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Nov 2, 2008
 
To the comment below - a DNA sampling was done 2002 on descedants, and Jonathan Singletary and siblings were shown to all be family of both Susanna Cooke and Richard Singletary.

"Obama is alledgedly a descendant of Johnathan Dunham alias Singletary (questionable son of Richard).
JACK

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If you go back far enough we are all related.
jan

Chicago, IL

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Nov 8, 2008
 
Tom Moffatt wrote:
To the comment below - a DNA sampling was done 2002 on descedants, and Jonathan Singletary and siblings were shown to all be family of both Susanna Cooke and Richard Singletary.
"Obama is alledgedly a descendant of Johnathan Dunham alias Singletary (questionable son of Richard).
Where did you hear this information? Can you provide a source?
Tara

Dublin, Ireland

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Nov 9, 2008
 
Does anyone actually think he cares if he has Irish blood anywhere in his body maybe his little toe its there wow
his grandfathers great great great grand father was.If he doesn't practice anything Irish he isn't Irish imo

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