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Old 24th June 2017, 01:54 AM
ltd-jean-pull ltd-jean-pull is offline
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Does anyone here know anything about the "Orcadian" kits on Gedmatch?

An Orcadian "cousin" has just appeared. One of the kits on this list
http://www.y-str.org/p/hgdp_11.html

matches one of my relatives. The particular segment is one where they have numerous matches though....more than usual.

Are these Orcadian kits living people or historic?
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Old 24th June 2017, 06:11 PM
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They are samples from living people who live and ancestors lived in the Orkney Islands of Scotland.

Depending on segment sizes, segment may be a reflection of ancestral group rather then recent ancestor in a genealogical timeframe.
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