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From: "Mark MacDonald" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] Genographic Project - Admin Status Report - LONG email
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 12:19:32 -0500
In-Reply-To: <BAY104-DAV172B9196EF900EFFE325B3F1F80@phx.gbl>

He may be one of mine; there were Andersons on Islay, a major staging point
for our many irish gallowglass. Send him to me.

Mark MacDonald

-----Original Message-----
From: William Hurst [mailto:]
Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2005 11:21 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Genographic Project - Admin Status Report - LONG email

David, have you tried suggesting to him that he move his membership to the
Anderson Project which has 64 members? With a copy to FTDNA. Maybe he, or
FTDNA, picked your project because it's the largest one on the list for

Bill H.

> Well things are not working well for my Shetland Project so far. This
> morning I received notification that an Anderson had joined. I checked
> his paternal and maternal ancestry - all Ireland. I have asked FTDNA to
> set things up so that someone cannot just plunk themselves into my Project

> without having the word "Shetland" or "Shetland Islands" in the paternal
> or maternal origin boxes. I figured something like this would happen, but

> perhaps FTDNA is leaving it to individuals to chose, which can be
> disasterous for geographical projects.
> David F.

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