According to Ancestry.com's research in 2012, using a combination of historical documents and y DNA analysis, genealogists found that John Punch, the first documented African slave in the American British colonies, has been documented as likely an eleventh great-grandfather of Obama through his mother, Ann Dunham, and her Bunch ancestors.With intermarriage, there were eventually both white and African-American lines of descent from Punch; some Bunch descendants were classified as white by the early 18th century. minister to the United Nations, is thought by historian Paul Heinegg to have likely been an African-American descendant of the Bunch family via South Carolina and Detroit, Michigan.She was a professor of nutrition who taught at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1980–1990).She wrote numerous research articles and two books. She has a half-brother and sister, Yusuf and Aya Soetoro, from her father's second marriage.His wife told his grandson Obama: "From that day on, I saw that he was now an old man." Onyango was permanently scarred, suffering pain and requiring assistance in moving until his death.
He landed at Normandy's Omaha Easy Red Beach on D-Day plus four, and moved with troops in the fighting through France, Italy and Germany.The family of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, and his wife Michelle Obama is made up of people of Kenyan (Luo), African-American, and Old Stock American (including originally English, Scotch-Irish, Welsh, German, and Swiss) ancestry.Michelle Obama, née Robinson, the wife of Barack Obama, was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois.They arrived in Spain where Michelle delivered a message about the initiative.Research announced in 2012 found that Obama is likely descended from the African slave John Punch through his mother's Bunch line, with generations of African Americans who gradually married "white" on the way to Kansas. She became an anthropologist, specializing in economic anthropology and rural development. He died in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is buried at the Punchbowl National Cemetery.The date of the document was estimated to be about 1930, which would mean that his grandfather had been born around 1895.Barack Obama relates how his step-grandmother Granny Sarah (Sarah Onyango Obama) describes his grandfather: "Even from the time that he was a boy, your grandfather Onyango was strange.The Obama family is concentrated in the western Kenyan province of Nyanza.Front row (left to right): Auma Obama (Barack's half-sister), Kezia Obama (Barack's stepmother), Sarah Hussein Onyango Obama (third wife of Barack's paternal grandfather), Zeituni Onyango (Barack's aunt) Back row (left to right): Sayid Obama (Barack's uncle), Barack Obama, Abongo [Roy] Obama (Barack's half-brother), unidentified woman, Bernard Obama (Barack's half-brother), Abo Obama (Barack's half-brother) Barack Obama relates finding in 1988 a British document, based on a 1928 ordinance, recording his grandfather as 35 years old.Eleanor Dunham, Obama's great-aunt, was the younger sister of Stanley Armour Dunham and Ralph Dunham. She was the youngest daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham, Sr. She retired from civil service as an executive secretary.Margaret Arlene Payne, Obama's great-aunt, was the younger sister of Madelyn Dunham and Charles Payne.