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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] unexpected close matches - NPE terminology
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 11:42:25 -0500
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Because, as I said before, sometimes the illicit father is the brother or other
kin of the husband, and sometimes -- even often -- the adopted child is an
orphaned niece or nephew of the husband, so there is no discontinuity in
surname.

Diana

> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf Of Drew Smith
> Sent: Sunday, January 31, 2010 5:23 PM
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> Subject: Re: [DNA] unexpected close matches - NPE terminology
>
> How about, as Donn Devine suggested, "surname discontinuity"?
>
> Drew Smith


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