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From: "Robert Paine" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] DNA matching of cousins
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 10:56:39 -0800
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In 1927 my grandmother and her eldest daughter went out of state to care for
an ailing parent. My grandmother returned 6 months later with the infant and
the eldest daughter went into an out of state college.

I am trying to test a daughter of that eldest aunt.

RPaine

----- Original Message -----
From: "Susan Hedeen" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 10:48 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] DNA matching of cousins


> Do you know that? Does your family history suggest that? Or is this
> something the result of your results?
> I'm a learning novice at this and I hope someone will correct me if I
> misspeak on this, but it's my understanding that the re-combinations are
> reflected differently for every individual.
>
> On 3/6/2012 1:39 PM, Robert Paine wrote:
>> There can be quite a bit of variation in the %. I am assuming that the
>> stated ancestry is for both of my aunts are correct. Maternal 1st cousin
>> and
>> paternal 1st cousin.
>>
>> When compared to me (male), my two female 1st cousins show 12.2% and
>> 6.09%
>>
>> When compared to my sister they show 12.6% and 9.77%
>>
>> I have been looking at the possibility that the paternal 1st cousin may
>> actually be a 1st cousin once removed. My grandmother could have raised
>> my
>> aunt as a daughter when she was in-fact a granddaughter??
>>
>> RPaine
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "CeCe Moore "<>
>> To: "Genealogy DNA List "<>
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 9:46 AM
>> Subject: Re: [DNA] DNA matching of cousins
>>
>>
>> Hi Robyn,
>> Yes, autosomal DNA can distinguish between full cousins and half cousins.
>> For first cousins, you would expect somewhere around 12.5 percent of
>> shared
>> DNA. For half first cousins you would expect somewhere around 6.25
>> percent.
>> In the vast majority of cases, you will get a clear answer.
>> CeCe
>> Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Robyn Brown<>
>> Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:46:41
>> To:<>
>> Subject: [DNA] DNA matching of cousins
>>
>> Can DNA testing distinguish between half cousins and full cousins, where
>> both individuals (male), have the same grandmother.
>>
>>
>>
>> Robyn


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