During the week June 26, 2016, to July 3, 2016, Michelle, Sasha, Malia and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson went to Liberia to promote the Let Girls Learn Peace initiative, for which the United States has funded million in aid for expansion.Then they moved to Morocco, where they had a panel with Freida Pinto and Meryl Streep moderated by CNN's Isha Sesay in Marrakesh and delivered a substantive amount of money to aid 62 million girls lacking access to formal education.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.Ralph Dunham was Stanley Dunham's older brother and Obama's great-uncle, he served in the U. Army as an assignment and personnel officer during World War II.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.But her daughter Madelyn Dunham (Obama's maternal grandmother) "would turn her head in profile to show off her beaked nose, which along with a pair of jet-black eyes, was offered as proof of Cherokee blood." To date, no concrete evidence has surfaced of Cherokee heritage in the Mc Curry line. She is married to Canadian-American Konrad Ng, with whom she has two daughters, Suhaila and Savita.Obama's family said that his paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Dunham, died November 26, 1926, from ptomaine poisoning. Born circa 1829 in Moneygall, Ireland, he emigrated to Ohio via New York in 1850, making him the most recent immigrant on the maternal side of Barack Obama's family tree. After his divorce from Dunham, Soetoro married Erna Kustina. Maya Soetoro-Ng is a teacher in Hawaii. Robert Wolfley, born in 1835, is one of Obama's maternal third great-grandfathers.
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.
According to his third wife, Sarah, Onyango had converted from tribal religion to Catholicism early in life.
When he later converted to Islam, he took the first name Hussein.
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.