THE GOODNIGHT FAMILY - Six Degrees Of Barack Obama (other geneologist dispute that the Christian Goodnight referred to are different people...two different lines of a family that might connect back in Germany or Switzerland.)
Captain John Thomas Rolfe (May 6, 1585-1622) one of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia. Spouse: Jane Pierce (m. 1619), Pocahontas (m. 1614–1617) Children: Thomas Rolfe, Elizabeth Rolfe my 13 ggf
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Hatfield and McCoy Feud--The conflict is believed to have been the primary inspiration for the popular game show “Family Feud,” which premiered in 1976. In 1979 members of both families appeared on the show during a special Hatfields and McCoys theme week to battle it out for the usual cash rewards—with one unique twist. Also included in the prize package was a pig, symbolizing the origins of the feud. The Hatfields won the contest.