This website makes use
of Icelandic photos, in tribute to the Icelandic background
of both Dr. Barry Whitney and his wife Juliann (nee
Blackmore) --also of Icelandic descent, who has had a distinguished
career in media, including the research and production
of several TV programs and a well-known Icelandic-Canadian
Saga of Hope, a film about the hardships in the
immigration of her great-grandfather from Iceland to
Canada. Juliann was instrumental in the design and construction
of this new website and directs and edits Dr Whitney's
podcasts (available on this site and on i-tunes).
been documented back 2000 years (70 generations) to
a King in Asia Minor, born in the year 20 AD. Included
in the geneaology are some of the original settlers
of Iceland from Norway, Swedish kings and nobility in
England, and many Icelandic priests.