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Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 17th November 2013, 05:45 PM
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Posted By katerennie4
No. If you had a Spanish maternal haplotype, you...

No. If you had a Spanish maternal haplotype, you *might* be able to say the connection is likely in the last 350 years. However given that you have an NA haplotype, I don't think you can say much...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 10th October 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By katerennie4
Yes, it's theoretically possible (hence the 18%...

Yes, it's theoretically possible (hence the 18% chance he's your father) however obviously from what you know that's definitely not the case. Honestly you could be looking at 2 generations back or...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 2nd September 2013, 12:20 PM
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Views: 183,539
Posted By katerennie4
or instead of defaulting to distant cousin, they...

or instead of defaulting to distant cousin, they should just allow comparisons without having to set a relationship! It's annoying that I have to click "distant" for each new one that comes in. I...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 30th July 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,434
Posted By katerennie4
That is amazing! :) I have to say this is a...

That is amazing! :)

I have to say this is a great example why adoptees should test everyone possible b/c you just never know where you might luck out!
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 22nd July 2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 822
Posted By katerennie4
how distant?

This is for a 23andme match,

My grandmother matches a man over 3 segments, 0.42% total,

11.3cM - chrom 6
8.6cM - chrom 13
11.4cM - chrom 19

What are the chances this is from a recent...
Forum: Batch Calendar 16th July 2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,968
Posted By katerennie4
I got my grandpa's FMS tonight :) H1aj. Has 1...

I got my grandpa's FMS tonight :) H1aj. Has 1 one step who looks like she's from Sweden/Norway, and a 2-step that's in the US. My grandfather's known originator is in southern Germany near...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 7th July 2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,560
Posted By katerennie4
How far back is this? You have to be cognizant...

How far back is this? You have to be cognizant of the founder effect, which could be going on here, depending.

And the documentation issue is a big one. Although linking to a prominent family is...
Forum: Batch Calendar 2nd July 2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,968
Posted By katerennie4
yup, still waiting on FMS, still says 7/1/13 as...

yup, still waiting on FMS, still says 7/1/13 as the due date...
Forum: Batch Calendar 26th June 2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,968
Posted By katerennie4
still waiting for FMS results...I don't know why,...

still waiting for FMS results...I don't know why, but whenever things get pushed back I become convinced for a second that it's because the results came in unlike anything known and it turns out I...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 18th June 2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By katerennie4
That was my first concern too, that they might be...

That was my first concern too, that they might be closely related, but it does not appear so. Person B was actually a match at Ancestry first. She purchased a kit here and we were expecting she'd...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 18th June 2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,264
Posted By katerennie4
you also have to consider the possibility you and...

you also have to consider the possibility you and this man share another common ancestor. I'd carefully check the rest of your tree to make sure before you make any conclusions.
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 18th June 2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By katerennie4
Thanks that's what I was figuring, it's probably...

Thanks that's what I was figuring, it's probably further back than I was hoping.

He does have a 5.36 segment with person A and a 4.29 as well. The rest are 1-3.5.

And with person B he has a...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 18th June 2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By katerennie4
Relationship Approx?

Here's the gist of the situation,

My father matches two people A and B on the same part of chromosome 8. To person A the segment is 21.05 cM and to person B the segment is 16.17 cM.

FTDNA is...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 13th June 2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,638
Posted By katerennie4
10.21 cM's is very short for a 2nd-3rd cousin...

10.21 cM's is very short for a 2nd-3rd cousin designation. As an example, my grandmother and her third cousin share 76.28 cM total and 32.45 cM longest, and they are predicted 2nd-4th cousins.

I...
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 11th June 2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,578
Posted By katerennie4
Do you and your wife have similar heritages? Are...

Do you and your wife have similar heritages? Are you from a group that tends to intermarry?
Forum: Batch Calendar 10th June 2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,968
Posted By katerennie4
my mtdna got pushed back to 7/1....hopefully they...

my mtdna got pushed back to 7/1....hopefully they dont need a new sample! this is my grandpa's.
Forum: Batch Calendar 27th May 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,968
Posted By katerennie4
i got my father's FMS from this batch back quite...

i got my father's FMS from this batch back quite a while ago, but still waiting on my grandfather's upgrade.
Forum: Batch Calendar 9th May 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,968
Posted By katerennie4
still waiting on two FMS upgrades here. After my...

still waiting on two FMS upgrades here. After my last wait though, I'll be happy if they come in on 6/9.
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 6th May 2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,647
Posted By katerennie4
You mean your kits aren't showing in HVR1+2? If...

You mean your kits aren't showing in HVR1+2? If so, yes that is an issue. I've been pestering them for weeks about my issue (well pester is a bit of an exaggeration, I sent them 3 emails in nearly...
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 2nd May 2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,647
Posted By katerennie4
Could be, but I think in fact they finally fixed...

Could be, but I think in fact they finally fixed the matching issues. Mine are finally correct, or at least my one known match finally matches after a month and a half.
Forum: Batch Calendar 23rd April 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,968
Posted By katerennie4
Two FMS upgrades here, due 6/9. Though I'll...

Two FMS upgrades here, due 6/9. Though I'll believe it when I see it.
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 19th April 2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By katerennie4
matches

Will they ever fix the mtdna fms match lists?? I emailed them 2 weeks ago, and mine have still not been fixed. Getting annoyed...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 9th April 2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By katerennie4
Good luck :) I hope you do find what you're...

Good luck :) I hope you do find what you're looking for. You never know, my great-grandmother wrote several pages on her grandfather and his siblings, born about the same time as your Wiley. I...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 9th April 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By katerennie4
hmm, that obviously does complicate things! ...

hmm, that obviously does complicate things!

I'd suggest, if you have any living older relatives, to test as many as you can with 23andme and transfer them here too if you like. This will give you...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 8th April 2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By katerennie4
Did his father not name his kids in his will? Or...

Did his father not name his kids in his will? Or didn't he have one?

I'm just trying to think of work-arounds. How long did Wiley and his siblings live? For example in PA death certificates...
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