Ancestral in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Ancestral

referring to the family’s predecessors

Examples of Ancestral in a sentence

Since my ancestral chart only showed my relatives who were blood related to me, I had to consult the family tree to determine the name of my great-aunt’s second husband. 🔊

In order to find out about the history of her family, the young woman departed on an ancestral quest to Spain to locate her distant Spanish relatives. 🔊

Going as far back as the early 1800s, almost every Irish member in my bloodline has the ancestral trait of red hair. 🔊

In China, many members in the lineage would worship at their own ancestral shrine that had been a part of the family for hundreds of years. 🔊

An ancestral necklace had been passed down from generation to generation within the Peterson family starting with Mary’s great-great-great-grandmother. 🔊

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