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    1. [WHITE-DNA] White-DNA List Admin Message
    2. Marleen Van Horne
    3. Hello All, I am the administrator of both this list and the FTDNA White Surname DNA project.  I prefer communicating with you by the RootsWeb mail list, as it is easier to write one message and have all of you receive it, than to make individual replies and not know who might have read them.  So please use this mail list for any questions or comments you may have. I took on my first DNA project at FTDNA in 2005.  Over the years I have taken over other projects so that I now manage 14 projects in one way or the other.  Most of the surnames are for my own ancestors, but I have several surnames for which I have no genealogical knowledge, but it seems to work. For members of my projects, and others who seem to need it, I offer a free one on one, or one on two telephone seminar, the objective of which is to teach you how to understand and analyze you own test results.  If you wish to take advantage of my seminar, write to me privately at msvnhrn@jps.net,to make an appointment with me.  Suggest a day and time and include your telephone number.  Please keep in mind that I live in the PTZ and do not function before 11am.  Some of you have already taken advantage of my offer. As to my testing philosophy, I tend to be a minimalist.  I guess you could say, I am a sniper, rather than a bomber.  With the help of my project members, I have identified the immigrant ancestors of three of my families, where the true ancestor had been unknown or misidentified for several hundred years.  This was done exclusively with 67 marker yDNA tests and Family Finder tests.  I do not suggest more expensive tests, except in very very rare circumstances. Many of you have taken autosomal DNA tests, thinking they will identify all of your ancestors, they don't.  If you are adopted and looking for birth parents, you might get lucky with an atDNA test.  If you are a genealogist looking for your immigrant ancestor, the chances are extremely low that an atDNA, or Family Finder test will find your ancestor.  When you look at your test results, if all your FF matches share 100cM or less of atDNA with you, that means your common ancestors lived perhaps 400-5000 year ago, and if your known pedigree only goes back four or five generations, you have no way of identifying the common ancestors. For this reason I recommend a 67 marker yDNA test as the basis of genetic genealogy. Only the 67 marker yDNA test can establish that a man's social and biological surnames match.  Many men find when they are yDNA tested, that the name they are known by, does not match the surname associated with their yDNA.  If you are researching the wrong paternal surname, your effort is wasted. I suggest that all of my male project members do a 67 marker yDNA test AND a Family Finder test.  The 67 marker yDNA test seems to be the most stable, in that you loose most of the men who really do not match you, and do not gain any matches by testing higher. The Family Finder test helps to confirm relationships, identifying who married into your male line. For female project members, there is really only one test that is of genealogical use, and that is Family Finder.  But FF alone, is not much help.  Again, a woman needs to do a 67 marker yDNA test on a male related to her father, to confirm his surname, and a male related to her mother's father to confirm his surname. In both cases, without the information these tests provide, you have only part of the picture, and will very likely not be successful in your genealogical search. Well, that's enough for now, Marleen

    07/03/2018 01:00:02
    1. [WHITE-DNA] Kit #182610 Nicholas White
    2. G Rathbun
    3. Hi, everyone, I am seeking the owner of kit #182610 claiming ancestry from Nicholas White, b. 1618. My YDNA cousins and I are trying to solve the mystery of the origin of one Isaac White born around 1710, probably in Boston, who was married in Brookfield, MA in 1735 to Elizabeth Perry and who owned land in Greenwich, MA starting around 1748. I would greatly appreciate seeing your tree. I am most interested in your research on Nicholas’s English origins. Many thanks in advance for your kind assistance. Gail Rathbun -- Sent from Gmail Mobile

    10/31/2018 07:06:25
    1. [WHITE-DNA] Re: Kit #182610 Nicholas White
    2. Thomas E White
    3. Not this White, I'm afraid. BUT, I have Rathbun ancestors on my mother's side... Tom White ------ Original Message ------ From: "G Rathbun" <gailannerathbun@gmail.com> To: white-dna@rootsweb.com Cc: Sent: 10/31/2018 8:06:25 AM Subject: [WHITE-DNA] Kit #182610 Nicholas White >Hi, everyone, > >I am seeking the owner of kit #182610 claiming ancestry from Nicholas >White, b. 1618. > >My YDNA cousins and I are trying to solve the mystery of the origin of >one >Isaac White born around 1710, probably in Boston, who was married in >Brookfield, MA in 1735 to Elizabeth Perry and who owned land in >Greenwich, >MA starting around 1748. > >I would greatly appreciate seeing your tree. I am most interested in >your >research on Nicholas’s English origins. > >Many thanks in advance for your kind assistance. > >Gail Rathbun >-- >Sent from Gmail Mobile > >_______________________________________________ > >_______________________________________________ >Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref >Unsubscribe >https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/white-dna@rootsweb.com >Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: >https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 >Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog >RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb >community

    10/31/2018 08:54:01
    1. [WHITE-DNA] Issac White / Elizabeth Perry
    2. Jan White
    3. Hi Gail, I sent you an email a few days ago, but have not received a reply. Just checking to see if this is a valid email address . . . Jan White -----Original Message----- From: G Rathbun Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:06 AM To: white-dna@rootsweb.com Subject: [WHITE-DNA] Kit #182610 Nicholas White Hi, everyone, I am seeking the owner of kit #182610 claiming ancestry from Nicholas White, b. 1618. My YDNA cousins and I are trying to solve the mystery of the origin of one Isaac White born around 1710, probably in Boston, who was married in Brookfield, MA in 1735 to Elizabeth Perry and who owned land in Greenwich, MA starting around 1748. I would greatly appreciate seeing your tree. I am most interested in your research on Nicholas’s English origins. Many thanks in advance for your kind assistance. Gail Rathbun -- Sent from Gmail Mobile _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/white-dna@rootsweb.com Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus

    12/19/2018 10:35:27