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From: Steven Bird <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] English genealogy
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 22:32:25 -0400
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I have no idea. Maybe they're including children and grandchildren of members who have never joined themselves. I'll write them a note and ask...


Steve



> From:
> To:
> Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 22:29:55 -0400
> Subject: Re: [DNA] English genealogy
>
> Well, shoot me for using the word, "proven."
>
> If The Mayflower Society has only 75,000 members, then what is the basis for the
> statement on the Society's web page that,
>
> "Today there are tens-of-millions of individuals descended from these brave
> souls."
>
> Are they just guessing? Is it a reasonable estimate?
>
> Diana
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