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by teresapy
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Hispanic
Topic: Possible False Hispanic match if you have NA ancestry
Replies: 6
Views: 17716

Possible False Hispanic match if you have NA ancestry

Hi All, Please note that if you have Native American ancestry as well as European, you can get a false Hispanic match ( including Brazil). Why? The Spanish / Portuguese settled the British Isles long ago. Most anyone that has European ancestry will have this among their matches for this reason- even...
by teresapy
Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:39 pm
Forum: Romani
Topic: My Ancestors Were Gypsies, Book Review
Replies: 6
Views: 12582

Re: My Ancestors Were Gypsies, Book Review

DJ, Thank you so very much! I did not know about my Romani/Gypsy ancestry until I got my DNA Fingerprint Plus results. ( I do also have Jewish ancestry, see my post under the Jewish forum). I certainly have unusual names in my family tree! My grandmother's name was Etalka Vetula & I have many El...
by teresapy
Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Jewish markers with Iberian background
Replies: 37
Views: 151186

Re: Jewish markers with Iberian background

I was in my 40's before I discovered I had Jewish ancestry! ( Is this your story?) I do have both Spanish/Portuguese as well as Jewish. Here are my top 50 matches from the DNA Fingerprint Plus. Spanish is very high and I have Spanish/ Minorca ( a Sephardic Jewish match) at # 8 and Hungarian- Ashkena...
by teresapy
Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:46 pm
Forum: Romani
Topic: Myths and Truths
Replies: 2
Views: 8106

Re: Myths and Truths

Hi Shari, Thank you so much for all these links! I received Romani/ Gypsy as one of my top megapopulations. I am especially interested in the one concerning the expulsion of the Romanis from France as I have French. I also have Melungeon ( #10) , so Romani/Gypsy could have come from those ancestral ...
by teresapy
Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: African
Topic: Sub-Saharan Africa
Replies: 2
Views: 5925

Re: Sub-Saharan Africa

Hi, This is Teresa P. Yates. I had no idea the Sahara was that huge either! Actually, Sub-Saharan African refers to the countries south of the Sahara. I do not usually refer to Wikipedia, but I think it is safe for this: "Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Afric...
by teresapy
Tue Jul 21, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: Rare Genes from History
Topic: Are you related to King Tut?
Replies: 8
Views: 24291

Re: Are you related to King Tut?

Hi, This is is Teresa P. Yates. Yes, I am! I did not get a marker for King Tut, but I got one for Akhenatan. I also got other Egyptian markers: 2 for Thuya, and two for Egyptian. Long ago, when we started this company, I was one of the first. When Don ( Dr. Yates) ran my profile, Egyptian was first....

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