A STUDENT OF GENEALOGY DR BURHL B. GILPIN JUNIOR, DISCOVERED INTERESTING FACTS when his studies led him to obtain the genealogy of the Washington family.
In that record he found genealogical confirmation of the migration pattern of the Caucasians. The information is taken from a book in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., written by Albert Welles, titled Pedigree and history of the Washington Family.
This book contains the following information concerning the background of the beloved ‘Father of our Country’ – George Washington: “Odin (first King of Scandinavia, 70 B.C.) came from Asaland or Asaheim, east of Tanais. He endeared himself to the Asiatic subjects, successful in every combat.
Son of Fridulf, supreme ruler of the Scythians, in Asaland or Asaheim, Turkestand, between the Euxine and Caspian Seas in Asia He reigned at Asgard, whence he removed 70 B.C., and became the first king of Scandinavia. Died 50 B.C., and was succeeded by Sons who ruled in different parts of Scandinavia “Frode Fredigod, fourth generation, was King of Denmark at the time of Christ, died A.D. 35.
“Thorlin the Dane was the 32nd generation from Odin. He founded the
Washington family. Born about A,D. 1000. His ancestors came from Schleswig, in Denmark and settled in Ebor or Yorkshire, prior to the Norman Conquest.
“Colonel John Washington was the 51st generation from Odin. He migrated to America and settled in Virginia. He was the great grandfather of George Washington.”