The Family Tree of Michelle Obama, the First Lady
By GABRIEL DANCE and ELISABETH GOODRIDGE – NY Times 8/10/09
Revelations have emerged recently from the research of Megan Smolenyak, a genealogist, and from reporting by Rachel L. Swarns and Jodi Kantor of The New York Times. Could you be part of this family line
The Times has uncovered new details about First Lady Michelle Obama’s ancestry, and how her family journeyed from slavery to the White House in five generations. Much is still unknown about this remarkable history. Could you help fill in the gaps? If you have a personal connection to the people and places in this family tree, share your story here and send in family photographs or documents. The Times may publish these records in a future interactive feature.