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From: "Sharon Bryant" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Macro vs. Micro View of Genetic Genealogy
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 18:05:05 -0400
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Hi Bill,

Do you have anyone descended from "Pass Run" John Hurst in your surname DNA
study? It appears that a goodly number of the Hursts in Putnam Co., IN are
descended from this man.

----- Original Message -----
From: "William Hurst" <>
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Sent: Monday, June 27, 2005 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Macro vs. Micro View of Genetic Genealogy

>> ......This List, as it is, in fact contains the perfect "balance" for
>> many of us.
>> David F.
> Well stated, David. I might point out that one of the main issues in our
> Hursts of Shenandoah genealogy has been for about 100 years whether we are
> descended from a Henry Hurst and his sons - yes, the "three brothers" -
> who supposedly came to the Shenandoah Valley in 1730. The most important
> evidence against this theory, and shifting the research to the competing
> theory that our ancestors came to Northumberland County before 1650, was
> the discovery that descendants in England of a brother of that Henry Hurst
> are in an entirely different haplogroup from us. Give us another century
> and we will convince all our cousins. But haplogroups are useful for
> current genealogical research.
> Bill Hurst
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