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From: Janet Crawford <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Ocular Albinism
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010 16:00:22 +0000
References: <BC05D74266DE46C7833F30F7E0558A7B@RonPC>
In-Reply-To: <BC05D74266DE46C7833F30F7E0558A7B@RonPC>

Ron, You might make a request to Rootsweb to start a new list for
Genealogy DNA Eye Diseases and pick up all inheritable eye diseases to
expand the possible subscribers. Don't know if Rootsweb will OK it,
but it doesn't hurt to ask.


On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Ron Long <> wrote:
> Thank you John and Richard.  You are quite right about the possibility of the gene being passed from female to female.  I suppose I ignored the possibility because that isn't the way it happened in my particular case.  Anyway that does make it a more cumbersome tool for genealogy.  However in my case I know the gene was passed from my great-grandmother, and I know nothing of her father, and only the first name of her mother.  I've exhausted ordinary research methods.
> So there's a good possibility that a database of genealogies of persons with Ocular Albinism might help me.  So I'm back to my original question.  If there isn't such a group already, how do I get such a group going.
> I should probably also ask if it's a workable idea.
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