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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun An"ces*try
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  1. Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent."Title and ancestry render a good man more illustrious, but an ill one more contemptible." [Addison.]
  2. A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.

Etymology: Cf. OF. ancesserie. See Ancestor

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
  2. The descendants of one individual
Wiktionary

From Old French ancesserie. See ancestor.

  1. Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent.
    Title and ancestry render a good man more illustrious, but an ill one more contemptible. -Addison.
  2. A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.

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Past life for Ancestry born Dec 29, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.