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Only female common ancestors?

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Only female common ancestors?

Posted: 2 Jan 2013 9:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
AncestryDNA presents me with 5 matches with hints, the four I can see so far (the 5th is a private tree) all identify a female common ancestor. Reviewing the cousin relationship chart, it appears that the relationship could have been mapped from either the male or female partner of the couple. I understood the autosomal DNA test to be independent of gender. Is it because I am a woman that AncestryDNA software is by default showing the cousin relationship from the distaff side?
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peggyannchown... 2 Jan 2013 4:34PM GMT 
cyndi308 2 Jan 2013 5:11PM GMT 
scwbcm 2 Jan 2013 6:26PM GMT 
sl_kelly 2 Jan 2013 7:32PM GMT 
smsitton 2 Jan 2013 6:57PM GMT 
cyndi308 2 Jan 2013 7:24PM GMT 
smsitton 2 Jan 2013 7:43PM GMT 
smsitton 2 Jan 2013 7:58PM GMT 
sherburl 2 Jan 2013 9:33PM GMT 
scwbcm 2 Jan 2013 9:54PM GMT 
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