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Re: [Genealogy Research Club] Melungeon ancestry -- Appalachian -- very interesting

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  • Lois Edwards
    Hi, My great grandfather was William Henry Williams. His father was James W Williams. James was living in Sabine Co TX 1850. I know he was either Indian or
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 25, 2009
      Hi, My great grandfather was William Henry Williams. His father was James W Williams. James was living in Sabine Co TX 1850. I know he was either Indian or melungeon. Let me hear from you. Lois

      --- On Tue, 11/17/09, mg <maryogarvey@...> wrote:

      > From: mg <maryogarvey@...>
      > Subject: [Genealogy Research Club] Melungeon ancestry -- Appalachian -- very interesting
      > To: genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 2:23 PM
      >  Was it here I read recently about
      > Melungeons?  I had never heard of them until a few weeks
      > ago...an interesting group of people in
      > Appalachains..Kentucky, Tennesee, Georgia.  Some main names
      > are Williams (my grandparents), Collins, Paine,
      > Mullens...they are darker than most people of European
      > ancestry and the original theory was that they had European,
      > Native American and African American ancestry..but DNA
      > studies are showing that their claims to have other heritage
      > are confirmed..with ancestry from Turkey,
      > Syria..Morocco..Sami of Finland.  It is truly a fascinating
      > discovery.  Lots to google.  mg
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