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Monthly Archive for December, 2009

GENEALOGICAL MYSTERIES

NEWS FLASH. — 1852 NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS
TO SOLVE GENEALOGICAL MYSTERIES:
It is New Year’s Eve 1852 and Henry HYDENWELL sits at his desk by
candlelight. He dips his quill pen in ink and begins to writes his New
Year’s resolutions.
1. No man is truly well-educated unless he learns to spell his name at
least three different ways within [...]

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The Women of U3

One of my ‘genetic cousins’ who is a doctor in Russia sent me some wonderful photos of his family. I love old photos because I have learned that behind every face in a photo is a story of someone’s life. Although I don’t know much about the stories of these women yet, he told me [...]

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Dna Tribes Results — Revisited

Last week I reported my DNA Tribes results. I was very surprised by my results, and actually wrote to the DNA Tribes administrators to ask them if these were really my test results. I received a prompt answer, along with some links to their DNA Digest articles which they thought would help explain my results.

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DNA Tribes Results

I just got my DNA Tribes results back, and it was quite a shock. I have been thinking about it for a number of days. Here are my results: 

Native Population Match: These results are my matches in a database of 701 native populations that have experienced minimal movement and admixture in modern history (approximately, the [...]

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Relatives in Reisjarvi

Relatives in Reisjarvi

I have found some relatives through the internet! This story starts with an investigation that I made about 18 months – two years ago by looking up people with my family names on Skype. I found a number of matches for Jagusch in Germany, and a match for Kukkola in Reisjarvi, Finland. [...]

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