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Off Topic - a bit - The American Native American Blood Thing

Observations, from a small but perfectly formed Island in the North Sea: 1. A reasonable proportion of American Oral Family Histories appear to have the
alholdcroft
2:04 PM
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36887

Re: You have to be emotionally prepared to learn about your ancestor

There are indicators for Native American, both paternal and maternal haplogroups. Autosomal will show up as a percentage of Native American/Asian country of
Sherril Stewart
11:21 PM
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36886

Re: Father son studies and the frequencies of mutations.

The reason for the increased number of mutations with age of the father is believed to be simply that cell divisions continue in the germ cells during life, to
pngarr
8:20 PM
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36885

Re: Father son studies and the frequencies of mutations.

Many thanks everyone. I'll try to get my cheapskate brothers to test.
jnail000
6:47 PM
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36884

Re: You have to be emotionally prepared to learn about your ancestor

One question I have is when one says "no signs of" in DNA, looking for Native American blood, what exactly is one looking at? Autosomal admix? Y haplo? mt
jeftreece
6:02 PM
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36883

Re: time for test

Thanks for your reply. Maybe it will be in the next released results.
gaelstar@att.net
4:45 PM
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36882

Re: Father son studies and the frequencies of mutations.

John,  On the ISOGG website under mutations are links to father/son studies.  One of those has a graph showing that older fathers do in fact pass more
Eldon
4:09 PM
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36881

Re: Father son studies and the frequencies of mutations.

Hi John, I don't have any stats for you, but years ago FTDNA let us know that children born to an older father were more likely to have YSTR mutations. That's
lairdkinna
3:40 PM
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36880

Re: time for test

Last one I did was ordered June 23 and completed July 1. Previous to that was one ordered Jan 7 and completed Feb 25.
dosbearsdotcom
3:19 PM
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Re: Father son studies and the frequencies of mutations.

Is there any non-ancedotal evidence for a correlation between the age of the father and the Y-mutation rate? I ask this from the perspective of someone for
John Nail
3:11 PM
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36878

time for test

I was wondering what is the typical time frame for a single snp test. I ordered up a L127.2 test for a strong candidate August the 3rd. Thanks Ernest
gaelstar@att.net
3:10 PM
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36877

Re: You have to be emotionally prepared to learn about your ancestor

A half mile from my house is a Younger cemetery where some of the family members are buried. It's in Silver City Texas, not really more than a forgotten wide
dbaecht
Sep 1
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36876

Re: L5 and L6

My germans were in Germany until the mid 1800's. Four Becht brothers immigrated to New York, then spread out across the country.  I haven't had any luck
dbaecht
Sep 1
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36875

Re: You have to be emotionally prepared to learn about your ancestor

Richard Mather is my 9th great grandfather, so Cotton Mather, of Salem Witch Trials infamy, is my 1st cousin, 9 times removed. FW Woolworth is something like
dosbearsdotcom
Sep 1
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Re: You have to be emotionally prepared to learn about your ancestor

That's pretty cool. I have a 3rd great grandmother named Mildred Younger on my paternal side. Her 2 great grandfather was Joshua Logan Younger. Apparently
ryanmarksberry
Sep 1
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