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mt-DNA match to male question

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mt-DNA match to male question

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 8:15AM GMT
Classification: Query
My mother recently did her mt-dna at familytree. She showed one HVR1, HVR2 match, to a male. I assumed that the match must lie in his mt-dna, but I've researched his mother's mother's mother's (etc) tree, and it doesn't even come close to my mother's family.
My question is (and please forgive me for ignorance on this subject), could the match come through one of his male ancestors? Could my mother's mt-dna match to, say, his maternal great grandfather?
If the match must lie between both parties' mt-dna, then we clearly have a family mystery.
Thank you in advance for any help with this.
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landfall0472 30 Aug 2013 2:15PM GMT 
karenmartin74... 31 Aug 2013 4:43PM GMT 
landfall0472 1 Sep 2013 3:47PM GMT 
dmichaelelkin... 25 Jan 2014 6:43AM GMT 
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