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From: Wilcox Lisa <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] English genealogy
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 19:02:07 -0700
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Equally extensive genealogical information is required for accepted
membership into a US federally-recognized indigenous tribe. ;-)

None of which prevents intense identification with family tradition,
however far such traditions may stray into the realm of the mythical.


Lisa


On Mar 16, 2010, at 6:51 PM, Steven Bird wrote:

>
> Somewhere slightly over 75,000 living and dead members of the
> Mayflower Society, last time I checked. You have to prove your
> ancestry with full documentation to join, so there are undoubtedly
> other descendants who are not members or who are unaware of their
> ancestry.
>
>
>
> 12 generations can produce a lot of people. :-)
>
>
>
> Steve
>
>
>
>>
>>
>> "There were only 102 passengers on the Mayflower and that was not
>> even
>> 400 years ago and look at the number of descendants who trace their
>> ancestry from them."
>>
>
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