I have hope!
I finally believe that I will one day be able to extend my family lines back 800 years, perhaps 1000!
Scientists declare we might someday live to be 800-1000 years old
That would make my task easier. Just a matter of waiting long enough, and keeping track of descendants.
Of course, this assumes the world's politicians don't destroy the Earth in that time period due to Malthusian Principles.
Time to Colonize!
(I suspect someone might tell me that The Independent isn't a primary source. Or even a very good secondary one.)