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From: "LJCrain" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] DNA results- Cowan Surname Project (my line!)
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 23:09:00 -0600
Cyndi in Baltimore wrote:
does anyone know if there are any
> projects looking at Gypsy DNA?
Cyndi; I would contact:
Professor Ian Hancock (Ph.D. London 1972) Pidgins and Creoles, African
linguistics, varieties of English, Gypsy language and culture.
He is reputed to be a Roma (Gypsy) expert.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 8:19 PM
Subject: [DNA] DNA results- Cowan Surname Project (my line!)
> Thanks to Ann & Anne and Malcolm and TJ (?) for your responses. I got
> answers and a resource and an offer to upload my Cowan markers to another
> database! I don't feel any smarter, but I appreciate the help!
> By the way, just in case anyone wondered, the Greenspan mentioned in DPY's
> much-mentioned reference and in my email yesterday is NOT Bennett
> FTDNA. My apologies if anyone inferred that from my post!
> On another related subject (pun intended!), does anyone know if there are
> projects looking at Gypsy DNA? I should have some results back soon on my
> husband whose mother was a Gypsy from India. Doing mt, Y and DNAPrint
> not sure what we'll learn from it. Any suggestions?
> thanks again and happy holidays to all,
> Cyndi in Baltimore
> (Cowan, Rutledge, Gibbs, Stephens, Watts, Hereford, Lindsey, & Flippo