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Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 13th April 2018, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Donald Locke
The Y Haplogroup H project is up to $150.00 in...

The Y Haplogroup H project is up to $150.00 in donations, thanks to you whom have helped us out! :)

The free Big Y test will be going to a British Romanichal of the Boswell surname and he has...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 31st March 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By Donald Locke
This isn't just for Sunalei Noquisi but for...

This isn't just for Sunalei Noquisi but for anyone who suspect a Roma / Romany tie in their family trees.

Those of you whom have done the autosomal test, Family Finder and similar autosomal...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 31st March 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Donald Locke
Was H-M82, now H-SK1225

While my Big Y results have not been reported just yet, my Y Haplogroup was just changed yesterday from H-M82 to H-SK1225 which is exciting because the M82 tree has just been expanded for the first...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 31st March 2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,676
Posted By Donald Locke
Having done my fair share of Roma / Romanichal...

Having done my fair share of Roma / Romanichal genealogical and DNA research myself, I can attest that Yde is correct in presuming the Gordon surname of Scotland does have some Romancihal admixture...
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 17th June 2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 755
Posted By Donald Locke
SNP Bug?

Any other project Admin finding their participants SNP identity being changed suddenly to a totally different SNP?

Over the last month, 4 or 5 Y Haplogroup H* participants were for unknown...
Forum: Scientific Papers 9th June 2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ Timothy Here is the Romanimanuch DNA...

@ Timothy

Here is the Romanimanuch DNA project link, note that there are no Y DNA participants found in H1a - M82, and only one female mt M5a1b found so far in the participants tested so far.
...
Forum: Scientific Papers 9th June 2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
Hi Timothy So far I personally have not seen...

Hi Timothy

So far I personally have not seen one male from the Scandinavia region found in Y Haplogroup H1a - M82, which in my humble opinion makes me question if we are not looking at a case of...
Forum: Scientific Papers 20th May 2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
Carter, Ruffin and Jewell surnames whom are of...

Carter, Ruffin and Jewell surnames whom are of Romany / African admixture from the slave era, all appear to have originated from the Virginia plantations, each carries
Y Haplogroup H1a - M82 with...
Forum: Scientific Papers 20th May 2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
Just as an example. If someone were trying to...

Just as an example.
If someone were trying to prove a connection to my Lock / Locke family tree ( both surnames are correct, Lock appears to be the original spelling, Locke spelling didn't seem to...
Forum: Scientific Papers 20th May 2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ Timothy, agreed most people will not match the...

@ Timothy, agreed most people will not match the Colonial Romany due to DNA recombination.
I have a 6th cousin of the Locke surname FF tested and
Y DNA tested, he and I are NOT an autosomal...
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 15th April 2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,404
Posted By Donald Locke
Based on what Y DNA results mattn just posted, I...

Based on what Y DNA results mattn just posted, I have to agree with the Brown project Admins that you do not fit the criteria of that project.

I will give the Admin(s) the benefit of the doubt...
Forum: Scientific Papers 10th March 2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ Timothy and anyone else who maybe interested. ...

@ Timothy and anyone else who maybe interested.
I have started to map the Colonial American Romanichal male lineages whom are proven to carry Y Haplogroup H1a - M82 with the DYS 425 = 0 null marker...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 10th March 2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,095
Posted By Donald Locke
Hi Kumo I took a look at your matches at...

Hi Kumo
I took a look at your matches at Gedmatch and I can confirm that some of your matches are to British Romanichal's, which highly suggests to me you very likely do have Rroma ancestry in you....
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 15th October 2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,002
Posted By Donald Locke
I give this advice to all the participants in my...

I give this advice to all the participants in my Y DNA projects. You want Y DNA matches, be proactive and use your family tree to seek out paternal male cousins of your surname and trace them down,...
Forum: Scientific Papers 25th September 2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ eastara Wow really? more "Full Blood"? You...

@ eastara

Wow really? more "Full Blood"? You are exactly the reason many Romany refuse to DNA test, because they fear it will be used against them and not just by gadje but by their own people!...
Forum: Scientific Papers 24th September 2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ Jack I do not know about that piece of...

@ Jack
I do not know about that piece of history so I really can not speak about it with any authority.

What I can speak about with some authority is the fact that every Y Haplogroup H1a - M82...
Forum: Scientific Papers 24th September 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ eastara Respectfully I disagree. I know of...

@ eastara

Respectfully I disagree. I know of multiple British Romany whom do carry Y Haplogroup H1a who show zero percent South Asian in their autosomal tests, and they are traditional Romany....
Forum: Scientific Papers 23rd September 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
Just to give people a general idea of some of my...

Just to give people a general idea of some of my research work. I have been helping trace the 1850's - 1900's Romanichal migration to the USA using the USA census records and vital records and...
Forum: Scientific Papers 23rd September 2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ TImothy I personally believe not every Romany...

@ TImothy
I personally believe not every Romany of England and Scotland whom was transported were openly described as an Egyptian / Gypsy in the convict records. Presuming they all were not openly...
Forum: Scientific Papers 22nd September 2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
Here are a few Romany / Romany mixed participants...

Here are a few Romany / Romany mixed participants gedmatch numbers in case you want to compare to them too.

Gedmatch ID
M063700
F219180
F286069
F272934
A659381
F220016
M105137
Forum: Scientific Papers 22nd September 2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ Timothy I do have one Locke / Hall marriage...

@ Timothy
I do have one Locke / Hall marriage from that time era that maybe of interest to you, but not sure if it connects to your Hall tree?

Thomas Locke married Cynthia Hall December 27, 1809...
Forum: Scientific Papers 22nd September 2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
Yes it is complicated I agree, and I am not sure...

Yes it is complicated I agree, and I am not sure if the no matches is a result of recombination or a result of no kinship, hard to say for certain.

Actually I had no idea I was matching so many...
Forum: Scientific Papers 22nd September 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
The surnames you mention for the most part are...

The surnames you mention for the most part are very common surnames, yes they are known surnames in the Romanichal clan of the UK, but they may or may not be Romany.

If you could convince one of...
Forum: Scientific Papers 21st September 2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
The Supplementary Tables (xls 696K) from that...

The Supplementary Tables (xls 696K) from that study maybe very useful too. In that table, they identify the Roma participants very clearly.

...
Forum: Scientific Papers 21st September 2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,118
Posted By Donald Locke
@ Timothy 2 Lock brothers remained in the...

@ Timothy

2 Lock brothers remained in the Virginia's.
George Lock(e) whom married Sarah Hiatt
John Lock(e) whom married Esther French

George and John are as far as I know the only branches...
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