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From: "Steven Bird" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Cruciani 2006 paper on E3b - Balkans = alpha cluster
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 06:33:06 -0400
> > I have already done this. Three ninth cousins from the same ancestor,
> > Thomas Bird the immigrant, who died in Hartford, CT in August 1662.
> > The same statements apply to every one of the other five New England
> > families I have described. All have multiple cousin lines proving each
> > family as E3b in 1600 or earlier.
>You have not placed this haplotype in the British Isles, based upon what
>wrote above- you confirmed that it is exclusive to the branch that is in
Unless Thomas Bird was Native American, he could not have been anything but
English in 1639 in Ipswich, MA. I do not intend to bore the list with a
long recitation of the history of the Great Migration. Go read Gary Boyd
20,000 English settlers came to New England from 1620 to 1642; there were so
few people of other nationalities that contemporary records in Hartford made
note of individuals as being "Scottish" or "Welsh."
Every person in the extended family in Hartford, whose origins have been
identified, were from the immediate vicinity of Braintree, Essex. I am
descended from six members of the Braintree company which came in the Lyon
in 1632, including the Talcott and Wadsworth families, who helped organize
If you wish a detailed explanation of the grounds for identifying Thomas
Bird as English, I will send it to you separately.
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