Sam Champion Explores His Irish Ancestry

Sam Champion's great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather sailed from Bristol, England, to Virginia in 1634 or 1635. Since then, 11 generations of Champions have been born in what is now the United States. Sailing From a Storied Irish Port Sam's ancestry has deep roots in Ireland, and his family tree is part of America's rich Irish immigration story. Two and a half million Irishmen left Ireland in the 1800s through Queenstown -- today called Cobb -- a sort of...Full Story
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