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Old 16th October 2017, 12:57 AM
Sikm Sikm is offline
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A COMPLETE DNA Newbie - especially Y-37

My wife's paternal grandfather was 'unknown'.

Her nephew - her brother's son - is willing to take a DNA test with the objective being to find out anything about Mr Unknown.

Before ordering a kit and setting it all in motion can anybody tell me what we MIGHT discover from the results of this test? And when we are talking surnames that are pointed to (something I must have read) what exactly does that mean.

I'd be so grateful for any hints that anyone might give me.

Totally irrelevant I'm sure but I'm in Australia and the nephew is in England, where Mr Unknown most certainly was if only for a very short time.

Many thanks all,

Simon Mead,
Melbourne Australia
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