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From: Linda <>
Subject: Re: [DNA-NEWBIE] Y-dna info needed
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:32:31 -0400 (EDT)
References: <49262321.31627.1493605061591@connect.xfinity.com>
In-Reply-To: <49262321.31627.1493605061591@connect.xfinity.com>


Sharon, could you please clarify whether any of the male individuals you mention have done YDNA testing? That is what is needed to get answers to your question.


Linda

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> On April 30, 2017 at 10:17 PM Sharon Mills <> wrote:
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> This is a very newbie question. I'm searching for my husband's great grandfather, as far as I know not married to his great grandmother. Because of the remote location, the man must have lived near her in the 1850-1860 time period.
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> I have had some family name clues on Ancestry. One man who is a suggested third cousin to my husband has a surname that I am considering; however, he won't respond to me. I believe this surname to be a false clue, however, as a grandson who has been dna tested, does not share a relationship with this same relative. He has other 3rd or more distant cousins with this surname but not the man who is one of my husband's closest matches.
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> If I understand rightly, my grandson, who is my son's son, would have the same Y dna as his grandfather and would therefore have a fairly close relationship with this man of the suspected surname, if this line were correct. Do I have it right?
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> Sharon Mills
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