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From: "Sondra Prowett" <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] DNA Testing Q
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 07:55:39 -0700
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I like the sounds of Sorenson Molecular Genealogical Foundation, and they
will allow people to get their results out whether they can afford to get
the test or not. :)
http://www.smgf.org/pages/participate.jspx
HTH, S o n d r a
----- Original Message -----
From: "ctm 007" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2006 2:09 AM
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] DNA Testing Q


> Hi dee,
>
> I think one of the best DNA companies in the market is in Houston,
> Texas. Their address is:
> Family Tree DNA - Genealogy by Genetics, Ltd.
> World Headquarters
> 1919 North Loop West, Suite 110 Houston, Texas 77008, USA
> Phone: (713) 868-1438 | Fax: (832) 201-7147
>
> This company is putting on a conference concerning DNA. Here is the
> website:
> http://www.familytreedna.com/conference_2006_reg.asp
>
> The Conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Houston,
> TX..
> 15700 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Houston, TX 77032
> For reduced room rates call 1-800-325-3535 and mention
> Family Tree DNA
>
> Carl
>
>
> On 8/12/06, huggins huggins <> wrote:
>> All of this talk about DNA testing finally helped me
>> work up the nerve to ask a cousin I met online to take
>> the test. His brick wall ancestor and mine shared the
>> same surname and lived close-by. I suspect they are
>> related and wanted to ask my cousin and my uncle to
>> take the test.
>>
>> If this cousin and my uncle's DNA are a match then
>> that would mean our brick wall ancestors were related
>> - but I'm not sure how closely related. Since our
>> ancestors were born only a few years apart and if the
>> DNA matches, does that mean they were brothers? Or
>> could they have been cousins too?
>>
>> Someone was kind enough to post a URL for a place to
>> buy the DNA kits but I didn't save the email - does
>> anyone know the URL?
>>
>> Since the kits will go out directly to my cousin &
>> uncle, when they take the test and send the kits back,
>> how will they be notified about the results? Will the
>> results be understandable or will they consist of a
>> bunch of numbers?
>>
>>
>> Thanks so much,
>> dee
>>
>>
>


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