Eight more celebrities are about to receive a history lesson that they probably won’t soon forget as they dig deep into the past to learn about their lineage. Courteney Cox, Jessica Biel, Jul…

Eight more celebrities are about to receive a history lesson that they probably won’t soon forget as they dig deep into the past to learn about their lineage. Courteney Cox, Jessica Biel, Jul…

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The inscription reads, “Megan, I truly appreciate what you’ve done for me. My Mom would be so very proud. Love ya! — Joe Biden”.

The inscription reads, “Megan, I truly appreciate what you’ve done for me. My Mom would be so very proud. Love ya! — Joe Biden”.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Revolutionary Ancestors   David Towns character certificate 1835
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As Who Do You Think You Are?

As Who Do You Think You Are?

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The screen and stage star is the last of his living family to carry the McKellen surname.

The screen and stage star is the last of his living family to carry the McKellen surname.

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Entrance and exit wounds on the left leg of Biden’s great-granduncle, Stephen Finnegan, who served in the Civil War (as seen in his pension file from the National Archives and Records Administration)

Entrance and exit wounds on the left leg of Biden’s great-granduncle, Stephen Finnegan, who served in the Civil War (as seen in his pension file from the National Archives and Records Administration)

Passenger list for the Excelsior showing Ed Blewitt and his wife and children arriving in New York on January 28, 1851

Passenger list for the Excelsior showing Ed Blewitt and his wife and children arriving in New York on January 28, 1851

Biden’s great-grandfather, Edward Francis Blewitt (Scranton Tribune, 18 March 1897, as seen on www.chroniclingamerica.loc.gov) and Ballina-born great-great-grandfather, Patrick Blewitt (from Prominent Men: Scranton and Vicinity by Dwight J. Stoddard, 1906, as seen on oldforgecoalmine.com).

Biden’s great-grandfather, Edward Francis Blewitt (Scranton Tribune, 18 March 1897, as seen on www.chroniclingamerica.loc.gov) and Ballina-born great-great-grandfather, Patrick Blewitt (from Prominent Men: Scranton and Vicinity by Dwight J. Stoddard, 1906, as seen on oldforgecoalmine.com).

Owen Finigan and Jane Boyle married in Cooley Parish in 1839

Owen Finigan and Jane Boyle married in Cooley Parish in 1839

James Finnegan left his violin to his son, Ambrose, and income to a local orphanage

James Finnegan left his violin to his son, Ambrose, and income to a local orphanage

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