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by Shari
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Believe Your DNA Test Results
Replies: 0
Views: 4678

Believe Your DNA Test Results

I questioned my top three Mega Population Rankings in my Fingerprint Plus test three years ago. My Analysis began, “Iberian or Hispanic with American Indian admixture…” 

It isn’t that I knew what I was talking about, but I was confused. After years of personal genealogical research (ancestry.com, e...
by Shari
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Hispanic
Topic: Believe Your DNA Test Results
Replies: 0
Views: 1181

Believe Your DNA Test Results

I questioned my top three Mega Population Rankings in my Fingerprint Plus test three years ago. My Analysis began, “Iberian or Hispanic with American Indian admixture…” 

It isn’t that I knew what I was talking about, but I was confused. After years of personal genealogical research (ancestry.com, e...
by Shari
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Rare Genes from History
Topic: question about rare gene results
Replies: 3
Views: 2471

Re: question about rare gene results

Hi Jakay,
Same as Greg, I had been wondering about the three Sinti boxes. I have checks in the first two. Do you know what the three boxes represent?
by Shari
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: My Rank 1 WPM - “Russia - Chukchi (Eskimo)”
Replies: 4
Views: 8206

Re: My Rank 1 WPM - “Russia - Chukchi (Eskimo)”

Hi TK238, No, I haven’t taken any other DNA tests to date. The theory that Native Americans arrived in the Americas by crossing the ancient Bering land bridge has been very popular in recent years. This has been challenged as not proven and incomplete by Donald N. Yates and Teresa A. Yates in their ...
by Shari
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: My Rank 1 WPM - “Russia - Chukchi (Eskimo)”
Replies: 4
Views: 8206

Re: My Rank 1 WPM - “Russia - Chukchi (Eskimo)”

Hi TK238,
From what I understand, this is because of our Native American DNA.
by Shari
Thu Oct 13, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Surnames Cohen and Coffin
Replies: 1
Views: 33100

Surnames Cohen and Coffin

I read somewhere that the surname Coffin is a variation on the surname Cohen. Is this true? Thanks!
by Shari
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: My Rank 1 WPM - “Russia - Chukchi (Eskimo)”
Replies: 4
Views: 8206

My Rank 1 WPM - “Russia - Chukchi (Eskimo)”

As far as I know, I have no recent Eskimo ancestors. However, I do have eight Native American matches - Choles - Chiapas, Mexico, rank 11; Salashan - British Colombia, rank 20; Salashan, rank 21; Alaska Athabaskan, rank 24, Minnesota, ranks 43, 46 and 47; and Cherokee. (My mother showed U.S. Cheroke...
by Shari
Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Hispanic
Topic: Mexican/Central/So.American Great-grandparents
Replies: 6
Views: 9677

Re: Mexican/Central/So.American Great-grandparents

Hi Raven, Since many and maybe most of my dad’s ancestors lived in the southern states, I can say that most likely our Mexican DNA was from at least one who was truly Mexican. Best guess, it was Dad’s mother and certain of her ancestors. I really don’t know if Mexican - Central American DNA can show...
by Shari
Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Hispanic
Topic: Mexican/Central/So.American Great-grandparents
Replies: 6
Views: 9677

Re: Mexican/Central/So.American Great-grandparents

Raven, since they came from Germany to the U.S. in the 1800s (Ashkenazi?), someone in this ancestor line could have married into a line contributing Mexican, Central American DNA (Sephardic?) AFTER your German ancestors came to live in the U.S. Early ancestors from the line contributing Mexican, Cen...
by Shari
Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Hispanic
Topic: Mexican/Central/So.American Great-grandparents
Replies: 6
Views: 9677

Re: Mexican/Central/So.American Great-grandparents

Hi Raven, I suppose some of your ancestors might have migrated from Iberia to Germany, then on to Mexico - Central America. You might want to read my post in the Jewish forum - “Berber Jewish Ancestry.” This is my take on our Jewish ancestors’ migration from Morocco > Iberia > Scotland. Your ancesto...

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