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Thoughts on DNA accuracy statistics

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Re: Thoughts on DNA accuracy statistics

Posted: 25 Nov 2012 8:52AM GMT
Classification: Query
You will have to think about deeper ancestry to make sense of your findings. Unless you are of Indian or Asian descent, "being from Mexico" means your ancestors are from somewhere else. Mexico was settled by Europeans in the recent (1000 years) past. Therefore, having an ancestor from Mexico may be geography and not genealogy. My father was born in Mexico as were his ancestors as far back as the 1600's. His DNA is J2 - Mediterranean. It is not a mistake. I just have to trace his paternal line back farther to find where they came from. They were probably from Spain, but where were they before they settled in Spain? Whoever wrote that the mysteries are the fun of genealogy is right. Have fun while you learn. Remember, DNA can confirm a paper trail, but it is no substitute for research.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
terrilancaste... 23 Nov 2012 6:44AM GMT 
eliannaj1 24 Nov 2012 2:42AM GMT 
terrilancaste... 24 Nov 2012 2:52AM GMT 
eliannaj1 24 Nov 2012 2:54AM GMT 
terrilancaste... 24 Nov 2012 10:51PM GMT 
eliannaj1 25 Nov 2012 12:28AM GMT 
terrilancaste... 25 Nov 2012 3:41AM GMT 
romero89 25 Nov 2012 3:52PM GMT 
terrilancaste... 25 Nov 2012 10:05PM GMT 
LeeHigdonNewe... 2 Dec 2012 4:02AM GMT 
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