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From: Charles <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Three 37/37 matches Hutchinson project
Date: Sun, 09 Jan 2005 17:17:29 -0500
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Pat, et al:
Yes, when it comes to the male line Y-STR haplotype mutation rate, like
shoe sizes, one size does not fit all. ;-)
Pat Oliver wrote:
> I have 37/37 matches for descendents of 3 Oliver men born 1775, 1796 and
> 1823. (Kits 16319, 22686 and 19242, respectively. The first two are
> known brothers and the third is *not* a brother but possibly a nephew. I
> have 4 other descendents of other Oliver men who match 36/37 with the
> first 3. Two of the 4 are 37/37 (Kits 19034 and 16318) with each other.
> They were born 1780 and 1781. 19034 is a known brother of Kits # 16319
> and 22686. The other, 16318, is almost certainly *not* a brother but
> possibly a cousin.
> This vividly demonstrates that some haplotypes mutate very slowly, a
> point that has been discussed here many times, and that no conclusions
> should be drawn from very close matches regarding degree of kinship.
> This point has been made by several others today.
> These and other results can be viewed at the Oliver Y-DNA Project Web
> Page at <http://fly.hiwaay.net/~woliver/Oliver_YDNA.html>.
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