Genealogy. An account of one’s descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. ATTRIBUTION:Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914),
BLOOD.Roget’s II:The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
…or one’s ancestral derivation: ancestry, birth, bloodline, descent, extraction, family, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, seed, stock. See KIN,..