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Old 15th March 2017, 04:43 PM
kidonhayca kidonhayca is offline
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Searching for ancestors with DNA only

We have NO accurate information about my great grand-father's ancestors. He was orphaned as a child and raised by another family and even a professional genealogist has failed in the search.

I believe the secret is with the Boyd family, and the Boyds married into the Livingston family.

My DNA connects me to the Livingston Family whose roots are in New York, Michigan and New Jersey. I do have the haplogroup.

How do I compare my DNA to the Boyd family without a known Boyd family member?
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Old 15th March 2017, 07:06 PM
ech124 ech124 is offline
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I would suggest you try the familyfinder test for your autosomal DNA. The ancestors you want are close enough that some of your matches should have a Boyd connection if your theory is correct.
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