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Sharon Osbourne Discovers Ancestors Fled Irish Famine, Emigrated To US

Posted by Jean-Yves on Sep 3, 2019

The 66-year-old London-born media personality, who divides her time between the UK and Los Angeles with rock star husband Ozzy, uncovered a surprising link to the United States in her family’s past.

Osbourne’s great grandmother, Annie O’Donnell, was born in the U.S. in 1868. Annie’s Irish father and English mother emigrated to America to escape poverty and famine but instead of finding opportunity found a “nightmare.”

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