It seems I have been trying to figure that out for years. Who am I? I think the ultimate answer is I’m just Amy. But I started asking the question again recently when I started watching the show “Who Do You Think You Are?” I saw the title on Hulu and was like, “Well, I dunno.” I couldn’t ask my parents; they’re dead. I have asked some family members but some don’t know and some don’t talk about it. So Ancestry.com got their advertising money’s worth from me. I signed up.
So who am I? Well I am still trying to figure that out. I did find out I’m Jewish. Oy vey! Who knew? Nothing wrong with it. I just didn’t know. Funny. I’m actually a little bit of everything. I do have quite a bit of German and German Jewish in me. There’s some Scottish, Irish, and a tad bit of French. I have been told that I am Cherokee and my father looked Cherokee but I don’t know where it came in at.
It’s also very interesting that so many of my family lived in North Carolina years ago and then moved west and ended up in Alabama. Not that far away really but still I didn’t really know that over a hundred years ago I had so many relatives in North Carolina. Now here I am after having lived in Alabama so long and I live in North Carolina.
So while I try to figure out who I am on a daily basis, I also am trying to find out where I come from and who I come from in that sense. It’s interesting.