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From: Robert Stafford <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] 3 surnames with 37/37 and 67/67 matches
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 22:13:55 -0500
References: <mailman.7175.1270073879.12642.genealogy-dna@rootsweb.com><4BB3E232.9080107@storm.ca>
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I searched for Huntsman at www.smgf.org and found 4. You may add them to
your project according to the SMGF terms, as long as you credit them.
Extracting the values is relatively simple, if you use Leo Little's
extractor. See:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~geneticgenealogy/SMGF/search4.htm

Bob Stafford

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Martin Potter <> wrote:

>
>
> 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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