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From: John Carr <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] tracing maternal grandfather....
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 23:24:50 -0700
References: <050b01c57490$c309f710$b480bf3f@earthlinkmaster> <001701c57495$29c0d6a0$a0a1aed8@yourvs85n1xobx>
You left out that testing her mother's father mtDNA would give her the
mtDNA of his mother's maternal line, testing his Y-DNA would give his
father's paternal line YDNA.
On Jun 18, 2005, at 11:07 PM, Doug Turner wrote:
> Only your husband's test will connect to your own sons (or a test of
> father). Your mother's father's test will not connect to you or your
> Your mother's father's test will connect to your mother's brothers if
> are such, and also to your mother's brothers' sons if there are such.
> Doug Turner
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Diane" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2005 12:35 AM
> Subject: [DNA] tracing maternal grandfather....
>> Let's say I am female, and my mother is deceased, but her father is
> alive....is there a test that would show a relationship of my
>> grandfather on her side, to connect to me? Or a relationship to
> to my sons?
>> Sincerely, Di