Family of Barack Obama

The Obama family
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Current regionUnited States (Chicago / Washington, D.C.)
MembersBarack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, Ann Dunham, Barack Obama Sr., Marian Robinson
Connected familiesRobinson, Dunham, Soetoro, Ng

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, Scots-Irish, Welsh, German, and Swiss) ancestry.[1][2][3][4][5] Their immediate family was the first family of the United States from 2009 to 2017.[6] The Obamas are the first such family of African-American descent.[7]

  1. ^ "Researchers: Obama has German roots". USA Today. June 4, 2009. Retrieved August 11, 2010.
  2. ^ Megan Smolenyak (December 2008). The Quest for Obama's Irish Roots.
  3. ^ Reitwiesner, William Addams. "Ancestry of Barack Obama". Retrieved October 9, 2008.
  4. ^ Murray, Shailagh (October 2, 2008). "A Family Tree Rooted In American Soil: Michelle Obama Learns About Her Slave Ancestors, Herself and Her Country". The Washington Post. p. C01. Retrieved October 10, 2008.
  5. ^ Sheridan, Michael (February 5, 2007). "Secrets of Obama Family Unlocked". Muslim Observer. Archived from the original on October 29, 2008. Retrieved November 21, 2008.
  6. ^ "The Obamas". Obama Library. Retrieved September 8, 2018.
  7. ^ Haygood, Wil (December 12, 2016). "The Obamas came from a place we all came from". Washington Post.

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