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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] English genealogy
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 23:09:14 -0400
References: <8CC9380BB42F667-1670-4ED4@webmail-d002.sysops.aol.com>, ,<578495D37A8576478806751A2CFD2516FCA93F6D@E2K7CCR1.netvigour.com>,, <A4746BD920C14D1186CA0A22CBAA150A@HP>,<SNT115-W4CDB6E3DE3B3A29385D58CC2C0@phx.gbl>,<12F057241BA44148B11DD3790CE142A9@HP><SNT115-W41AF7BA344F188F688EA8DCC2C0@phx.gbl>
I'm jealous. I still haven't made my Mayflower connection. <pout>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf Of Steven Bird
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 10:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] English genealogy
> 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...
> > 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