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From: Nelda Percival <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] 3 surnames with 37/37 and 67/67 matches
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 20:43:45 -0500
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Martin,
Ask to have the test verified. (re-run, at no cost)

One thig you did not point out, but needs to be asked.. are all the haplogroups the same? (you would think that they would be..but it can happen that you could have the same results with different haplogroups.. you would know there was an error somewhere..)

I'd ask about a retest.. on the grounds of the rareity of the haplogroup, and there being 3 people who match so closely.

nelda
My websites : http://freepages.folklore.rootsweb.com/~bonsteinandgilpin/

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> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Martin Potter
>> Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 20:00:50
>> To:
>> Subject: [DNA] 3 surnames with 37/37 and 67/67 matches
>> Hello, All,
>>
>> A member of one of my surname projects (just starting) turns
>> out to be a 37/37 match with another gentleman of a different
>> surname and a 67/67 match with a third gentleman of yet
>> another surname. There is no known genealogical connection
>> between any of them.
>>
>> My member's haplogroup has been tested as N1c1 (a relatively
>> small group). His Ysearch ID is QP285.
>>
>> Is it possible that the 37/37 match might be a false positive
>> in a small haplogroup like N1c1? (I could believe it for
>> R1b ... but N1c1?)
>>
>> If the 37/37 match is NOT spurious, then it seems there is a
>> 2/3 probability that my project member has an NPE in his
>> paternal line. (And if it is spurious, then the probability
>> drops to 1/2.)
>>
>> Is there any other likely explanation, and is there some way
>> to put my project member's mind at ease about all of this?
>>
>> ... Martin
>>
>> Huntsman Surname DNA Project


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