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From: "William Hurst" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] success stories
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 15:46:07 -0500
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Charles wrote:

> Yes, Bill's "Kelly Sisters Project" mtDNA genetic genealogy project
> example back in 2003 is one of the few early, if not the earliest,
> demonstration project of what can be done with mtDNA testing to aide
> traditional genealogy research on the direct maternal line, .....

Actually, the first mtDNA project that I know about is the test by Ann
Turner and a cousin as mentioned on page 68 of "Trace Your Roots with DNA."
I did start my project before I saw that, but the idea came from a posting
here by Ann. Ann's test was back when Oxford Ancestors was the only game in
town. My test may have been the first high-resolution one.

Bill Hurst


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