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From: "Allan S. Gleason" <>
Subject: Re: [Fwd: [DNA] Surname Database at Relative Genetics]
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 23:28:45 -0700
Sam, it will be very interesting how the Icelandic thing turns out. Slaves, women,
both? Those were tough times involving tough people - certainly infinitely tougher
than we are today or they wouldn't have survived. For one, I'm interested!
Sam Sloan wrote:
> At 10:56 PM 2/25/2002 -0500, Glennon/McNeil wrote:
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> >In my Glennon group, it is very common for Iceland to come up in the one
> >and two step mutation list for FTDNA's "Match Y-DNA Results to
> >Countries." I understand that these Irish Y-DNA patterns came to
> >Iceland as Irish slaves gathered by Viking raiding parties. So, there
> >are at least these matches to Iceland beyond the scandinavian ones. I
> >wouldn't be surprised to find others too.
> >Clarke Glennon
> I have been 12 times to Iceland. What the Icelanders have always said is
> that the Vikings captured Irish women.
> They captured only the most beautiful women, of course.
> However, women would not transmit Y-DNA, so now a re-writing of Icelandic
> History might be in order.
> Sam Sloan
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