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From: "robert mclaren" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Questions about alternate means of searching DNA Genealogy
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 20:24:34 -0400


Sam,

Yes, two mutations can occur within one generation. The probability is low
but real. In my case, there is no other explanation.

Yours aye,

Bob McLaren


> [Original Message]
> From: Sam Sloan <>
> To: <>; <>
> Date: 3/30/2010 7:21:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Questions about alternate means of searching DNA
Genealogy
>
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 5:06 PM, robert mclaren
> <> wrote:
> >
> > In doing this second suggest, you remove any recent mutaitons. When I
did
> > this, testing my two brothers, I found that I have two mutations. My
> > father's DNA signature is that of my two brothers, not mine.
> >
> > Yours aye,
> >
> > Bob McLaren
> > Genealogist, Clan MacLaren Society (based in Scotland)
>
> I think it is extremely unlikely that two mutations could occur in
> just one generation.
>
> I suspect that there is another explanation.
>
> Sam Sloan




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