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Re: Dave Howard's Ashkenazi Jewish DNA - See Snapshot

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  • Dave
    Very interesting. That you and your brother are slightly different makes sense. Every sperm and every egg have slightly different mixes of the chromosomes.
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 23, 2010
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      Very interesting. That you and your brother are slightly different makes sense. Every sperm and every egg have slightly different mixes of the chromosomes.

      --- In Ashkenazi-Q@yahoogroups.com, "Bob" <Vick@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dave,
      >
      >
      >
      > Your results are interesting with many more declared Ashkenazi's than mine
      > below.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Ancestry
      >
      > Color
      >
      > Percent of Bob Vick's Genome Covered
      >
      >
      > Not declared Ashkenazi Jewish
      >
      >
      >
      > 49.3%
      >
      > -
      >
      > 50.3%
      >
      >
      > Declared Ashkenazi Jewish
      >
      >
      >
      > 0.2%
      >
      > -
      >
      > 1.2%
      >
      >
      >
      > These results are at maximum, including US & Canadian Ancestors which
      > brought up some X chromosome hits. When I use the 2 grandparents from the
      > same country the hits fall way back, with mostly Polish Ashkenazi
      > connections. I only know of Czech blood in my paper trail lines.
      >
      >
      >
      > I guess the point above could be that 50% of my ancestors forgot where they
      > came from, or likely never knew as their parents protected them from
      > histories realities.
      >
      >
      >
      > Cheers, Bob
      >
      >
      >
      > PS My brother has 87% of the same DNA that line up the same way as mine only
      > 56% of the time in segments. He matches people that I do not match, so it is
      > possible to have no segment alignment with some distant cousins, which a
      > sibling might match on.
      >
      >
      >
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