Did our ancestors see UFOs? During the 1600s, Puritans in New England spotted more than just witches flying through the skies. Hundreds of years before Area 51 and Project Blue Book, Massachusetts Bay Colony founder John Winthrop detailed instances of unidentified flying objects in the heavens above seventeenth-century Boston in the first recorded UFO sightings in America.
You can read more about Colonial-era UFO sightings in an article by Christopher Klein in the History.com web site at http://www.history.com/news/americas-first-ufo-sighting.
If you do talk with one of the aliens, would you ask if my great-great-grandfather was in their group?