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Re: Turks Island-Lightbourne

Posted: 19 Jan 2013 4:31PM GMT
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John LEYBOURNE indicate that the ancestry of his line is from Europe. He matches a Lightburn with ancestry from Bermuda. Kit 28286 is a 24/25 match with 3 Driscolls and one Driskill and a 23/25 match with two Driscolls. They are a 23/25 match with 5 Mullins. The Mullins family is associated with County Cork. They likely share direct paternal line ancestry with the O'Driscoll Clan of Baltimore in Southwestern Ireland. A SNP test reveals that he is P37.2+ which confirms that he belongs to Y chromosome subclade I2a (formerly I1b1). This subclade is mostly found in the Balkins and Sardinia. Cullen's Haplogroup Predictor at http://members.bex.net/jtcullen515/haplotest.htm scores a 100?% match with I1b1*-Isles-A that is considered to be indigenous to the British Isles arriving shortly after the last glacial maximum, 8,000 to 12,000 years ago.In 1662-3, John Leybourne emigrated to Bermuda, where it is recorded that he owned Lot #53. He became known as John Lightbourne, and his direct descendants were Joseph I, Joseph II, and Joseph III. The last Joseph, a ship's captain, had 18 children by two wives. His sons Paul and half-brother Benjamin emigrated to Nassau, Bahamas c.1775, and their descendants comprise the two large families of Lightbourns to be found in Nassau today. Known branches of Bahamian and Bermuda Lightbourns are living today in America and Canada, Mexico, Jamaica, and New Zealand.

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