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Re: Surprise ethnicity
« Reply #9 on: Friday 19 February 21 09:19 GMT (UK) »
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_Empire

The above link explains the Italian Colonial expansion into the Middle East.

That is a possibility.

Perhaps the family story was skewed as it passed down the generations whereby the family were Italians residing in the Middle East.

Occupations, dates and more details in general might give a bit more insight into the family.

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« Reply #10 on: Friday 19 February 21 17:32 GMT (UK) »
Ruskie, Hi

My DNA results certainly indicate that the family history has been altered along the way.  The suggestion that my family might be Italians living in the Middle-East is a great one and makes good sense.  Thank you for the article and I am very eager to read it.  I love a day of new learning.  Thank you so much for all your help.
Joyce