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Forum: Recreation Room 19th May 2018, 08:15 AM
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Posted By spruithean
Interesting, I wonder if more cold cases will be...

Interesting, I wonder if more cold cases will be solved?
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 17th May 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By spruithean
I tested several years ago, initially with a Y37...

I tested several years ago, initially with a Y37 test, which recently became Y111 and finally BigY500. My original results confirmed my relationship to my known cousins of varying degrees all...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 16th May 2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By spruithean
Possibly, but I think it's more to do with the...

Possibly, but I think it's more to do with the fact that You/mito Search are rundown and not maintained.
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 12th May 2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By spruithean
What is your haplogroup? If it is any help I...

What is your haplogroup?

If it is any help I have a Scottish surname as well and I only recently gained a new match to someone with a similar surname who I have no paper connection to. Their...
Forum: Group Administrators - New and Begining Admins 4th May 2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By spruithean
Perhaps they ran into sample quality issues. Have...

Perhaps they ran into sample quality issues. Have you received any new test kits in the mail?
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 4th May 2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By spruithean
Which calculator? Honestly, they are small...

Which calculator?

Honestly, they are small percentages and probably trace, or noise.
Forum: Recreation Room 30th April 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By spruithean
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 26th April 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By spruithean
What is there to confuse? The Anglo-Saxons take...

What is there to confuse? The Anglo-Saxons take their name from the Germanic tribes known as the Angles, Saxons and Jutes who came from Schleswig-Holstein in the Jutland peninsula.

BOTH Germany...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 25th April 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By spruithean
Western European people and British Isles people...

Western European people and British Isles people share a common origin and there will be overlap.

Both areas saw Celtic settlement and Germanic settlement, and not to mention the groups of people...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 23rd April 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By spruithean
I agree it is good to transfer raw data to other...

I agree it is good to transfer raw data to other companies or calculators to get a wider net with which to research, however as with all calculators they are subject to error and convergence....
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 22nd April 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By spruithean
Derived is the opposite of ancestral, meaning she...

Derived is the opposite of ancestral, meaning she is descended from, or her Native American heritage has its origin in the Lumbee tribe.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 19th April 2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By spruithean
Unfortunately the surname Shannon is a further...

Unfortunately the surname Shannon is a further anglicisation of the names MacShannon or O'Shannon. Both being Irish or Scottish.

It is unlikely that DNA could really confirm either ethnicity as...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 17th April 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By spruithean
Agreed. I've been attempting to learn Dutch,...

Agreed. I've been attempting to learn Dutch, though it has not been as successful as my attempts at Gaeilge and Cymraeg.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th April 2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By spruithean
It is possible to hire...

It is possible to hire (https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Hiring_a_Professional_Researcher) a professional genealogist to research your tree.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 16th April 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By spruithean
Pretty much this.

Pretty much this.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 16th April 2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By spruithean
I think most people of Western European descent...

I think most people of Western European descent are descended from Charlemagne. However I'm not sure one can put Norse deities in their tree with any level of certainty...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th April 2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By spruithean
Some people are in the process of building...

Some people are in the process of building skeleton trees, which is a basic version of their larger GEDCOM file. Others might be unaware of their privacy settings.
Forum: Adoptees Forum 7th April 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By spruithean
Is it possible for you to have access to your...

Is it possible for you to have access to your adoption records? Who are your closest matches at FTDNA and MyHeritage? Do any of them mention areas where their ancestors came from?

Good luck and...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 7th April 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By spruithean
Yeah, a lot of people aren't seemingly interested...

Yeah, a lot of people aren't seemingly interested in what autosomal DNA testing is actually useful for... and that is determining genetic relationships, many folks seem to be interested in ethnicity...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 7th April 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By spruithean
I understand what you mean with the premise of...

I understand what you mean with the premise of what your surname should be, however the Roe surname is very much part of your tree and very much your family's name.

However I would keep an eye on...
Forum: X-DNA Basics 6th April 2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By spruithean
My Eurogenes Jtest score for Ashkenazi is 3.07, I...

My Eurogenes Jtest score for Ashkenazi is 3.07, I have no Jewish ancestry and my ancestry estimates also show no Jewish ancestry.
Forum: myOrigins Basics 5th April 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,327
Posted By spruithean
No. No they are not doing it that way.

No. No they are not doing it that way.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 3rd April 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By spruithean
FTDNA will not see your post through this forum....

FTDNA will not see your post through this forum. I advise contacting them directly if you wish to get a response from them.
Forum: myOrigins Basics 3rd April 2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By spruithean
Has she tested with FTDNA or an other service...

Has she tested with FTDNA or an other service you've tested with?
Forum: myOrigins Basics 3rd April 2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By spruithean
You don't match your sister?

You don't match your sister?
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