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Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics 9th March 2018, 07:03 PM
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Ah, I understand. Thanks!

Ah, I understand. Thanks!
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics 9th March 2018, 03:51 PM
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Views: 821
Posted By NCroots
Cousins with different y-haplogroups

I have a 2nd cousin whose y-haplogroup is R-L51. We both have a 4th cousin whose y-haplogroup is R-P312. We all share the same 3rd great-grandfather (this is on my mother's side, so my y-haplogroup...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 24th February 2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By NCroots
I think it's worth mentioning that NW European...

I think it's worth mentioning that NW European DNA is extremely similar; it's difficult to distinguish one ethnic group from another in atDNA testing (haplogroup markers are more capable of calling...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 12th February 2018, 01:12 PM
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Views: 44,751
Posted By NCroots
My son has an SNP Pack in batch 812, it has also...

My son has an SNP Pack in batch 812, it has also been delayed again (2/26-3/12).
Forum: myOrigins Basics 11th February 2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By NCroots
My son & I uploaded out results to Gencove; I...

My son & I uploaded out results to Gencove; I also liked it. They have a Northern British population (I show 10%) which is interesting because my mother's maiden name was Kirk, and my son & I show a...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 28th January 2018, 01:17 PM
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Posted By NCroots
Are SNP Packs tested in batches separate from FF...

Are SNP Packs tested in batches separate from FF or Y-DNA tests?
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 26th January 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By NCroots
A good way to check these low confidence results...

A good way to check these low confidence results is with GEDmatch. If a small amount of something shows up repeatedly using the different tools, a good bet is that it is real. Chromosome painting...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 22nd January 2018, 11:51 AM
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Views: 464
Posted By NCroots
It is my understanding that E-L117 is more Middle...

It is my understanding that E-L117 is more Middle Eastern/East African in origin, rather than Subsaharan African. E-L117 is found around the Mediterranean, Balkans, among Jewish populations, etc.
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Forum: Scientific Papers 29th December 2017, 02:36 PM
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Views: 1,056
Posted By NCroots
My ancestry is pretty evenly mixed German...

My ancestry is pretty evenly mixed German (Rhineland-Pfalz, Hesse, Wurttemberg) and English. I show little Iberian in my DNA, but consistently show Indo-Iranian in small amounts. My wife is...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 17th December 2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By NCroots
Is the 2% identified as a "Trace" region? If so,...

Is the 2% identified as a "Trace" region? If so, I think they just tally the amount that's at a higher confidence and ignore the Trace regions. I show 96% European, with <2% West Middle East and...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 7th November 2017, 10:52 AM
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Views: 611
Posted By NCroots
Many Saxons settled in the Balkans, though I...

Many Saxons settled in the Balkans, though I think they were more centrally located in Transylvania. Anyhow, Saxons in Germany & Saxon in England are basically the same genetically. Perhaps you...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 4th November 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,161
Posted By NCroots
I often read Switzerland described as "Central...

I often read Switzerland described as "Central Europe". Is this accurate? Seems more Western European to me.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 31st October 2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By NCroots
We are all R-Z253 (no one has tested further...

We are all R-Z253 (no one has tested further downline). They are all descended from the same Irishman who came to Pennsylvania in the 18th century. I am, supposedly, descended from a German who...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 30th October 2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By NCroots
I have 3 & 4 steps at 37 markers that have...

I have 3 & 4 steps at 37 markers that have remained at 3 & 4 steps at 67 markers, however, the TiP is closer (12 generations at 90% with 37 markers, 12 generations at 97% with 67 markers). I've not...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 14th October 2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By NCroots
Yes, I noticed the change just a few days ago. ...

Yes, I noticed the change just a few days ago. I'll keep an eye on it. Thanks, everyone!
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 14th October 2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By NCroots
I just noticed this thread. I'm white but...

I just noticed this thread. I'm white but descended from an Ivey family known to have been mixed race in colonial Virginia & North Carolina. My male Ivey cousins have the y-haplogroup E1b1a8a...
Forum: British Isles DNA Project 6th October 2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,097
Posted By NCroots
R-U198

My brothers-in-law show the y-haplogroup R-U198; proving my wife's father (my son's maternal grandfather) was R-U198. They have very old coastal North Carolina roots, but originated in the Southwest...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 6th October 2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By NCroots
I saw that Larry David was on the latest episode...

I saw that Larry David was on the latest episode of Finding Your Roots on PBS. This time is DNA results showed no Native American.
Forum: myOrigins Basics 19th July 2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By NCroots
I'll venture a guess and say Scandinavia, because...

I'll venture a guess and say Scandinavia, because Northern German is often identified as Scandinavian.
Forum: myOrigins Basics 14th July 2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,726
Posted By NCroots
Not me... MyHeritage gave me North African ;) ...

Not me... MyHeritage gave me North African ;)

And gave my son 6.4% Italian.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 9th July 2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By NCroots
Made a mistake... that should read 6% Asia Minor,...

Made a mistake... that should read 6% Asia Minor, not East Asia.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 9th July 2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By NCroots
Well... with the MyOrigins update I show <2% West...

Well... with the MyOrigins update I show <2% West Middle East and my son shows <2% Ashkenazi. With MyOrigins 1.0 I showed 7% Middle Eastern (broken down as 6% East Asian & 1% North African). With...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 4th July 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By NCroots
My son tested with the same company that George...

My son tested with the same company that George Lopez used to test Larry David back in 2004 (his first DNA test). His result showed 75% European and 25% Native American. There is an oral history of...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 17th June 2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By NCroots
I'm having the exact same issue

I'm having the exact same issue
Forum: myOrigins Basics 11th June 2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,192
Posted By NCroots
You said you had ancestors from Saxony-Anhalt and...

You said you had ancestors from Saxony-Anhalt and Bremen (which is surrounded by the state of Lower Saxony). The British are a mix of Anglo-Saxon and Celtic. Saxons in Germany, Saxons in Great...
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