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by D J Thornton
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Moytoy, of Tellico
Replies: 2
Views: 3007

Re: Moytoy, of Tellico

by:Gwyneth McNeil

https://www.geni.com/people/Gwyneth-McNeil/4155517

“focus on finding validated bloodlines through possibly mythic connections.“

This is the same method we use for Native Americans Oral Traditions, And I find kin here. Her data comes up often for me.
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Dr Yates, Choctaw, Cherokee Sephardic tree index
Replies: 1
Views: 1220

Re: Dr Yates, Choctaw, Cherokee Sephardic tree index

The dna project websites are also coming back
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Dr Yates, Choctaw, Cherokee Sephardic tree index
Replies: 1
Views: 1220

Dr Yates, Choctaw, Cherokee Sephardic tree index

Rootsweb websites and databases are starting to come back online WorldConnect Click on a letter below to browse the uploaded gedcoms by name. You can also search for people by name. We have also added the ability to upload your gedcom. https://wc.rootsweb.com/trees/131451/I18776/-/index?pageindex=&a...
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: James-R-Hicks-Cherokee Lineages
Replies: 0
Views: 2180

James-R-Hicks-Cherokee Lineages

The most comprehensive Cherokee content James-R-Hicks-VA - User Trees - Genealogy.com Family Tree Maker user home page for James-R-Hicks-VA. ... James-R- Hicks-VA. User Home Page Book: Cherokee Lineages: Title Page. Family Tree Maker Online Navigation Bar. Prev Page, Prev Item, Contents · Index · Go...
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Moytoy, of Tellico
Replies: 2
Views: 3007

Re: Moytoy, of Tellico

This is a good start , I recommend her based on research sharing , including sources and this database will help you find your location kin and how they might or do connect to Moytoy
by D J Thornton
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Moytoy, of Tellico
Replies: 2
Views: 3007

Moytoy, of Tellico

https://www.geni.com/people/Moytoy-of-Tellico/6000000004086139262 Moytoy, of Tellico Also Known As: "Moytoy", "Amatoya", "Trader Carpenter", "Rain or Water Conjuror", "Amoadawehi", "Amahetai", "Head warrior of Tellico of the Overhills&...
by D J Thornton
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: North American DNA study Clustering of 770,000 genomes reveals post-colonial population structure of North America
Replies: 1
Views: 2736

Re: North American DNA study Clustering of 770,000 genomes reveals post-colonial population structure of North America

Look at maps in study. Coastal AL, MS, LA and Acadians in Canada have a unique clustered. We were of the French Contact with Native Populations. And also Spanish. The British. Weren’t a big factor until 1763. French 1699. Other Vikings rumored 1170. It might be of interest to study re pandemic. I ha...
by D J Thornton
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: North American DNA study Clustering of 770,000 genomes reveals post-colonial population structure of North America
Replies: 1
Views: 2736

North American DNA study Clustering of 770,000 genomes reveals post-colonial population structure of North America

https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14238 Abstract Despite strides in characterizing human history from genetic polymorphism data, progress in identifying genetic signatures of recent demography has been limited. Here we identify very recent fine-scale population structure in North America from a ...
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples
Replies: 2
Views: 2573

Re: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples

A Y-chromosome study by Shah et al. (2011) tested Siddi individuals in India for paternal lineages. The authors observed the E1b1a1-M2 haplogroup, which is frequent among Bantu peoples, in about 42% and 34% of Siddis from Karnataka and Gujarat, respectively. Around 14% of Siddis from Karnataka and 3...
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples
Replies: 2
Views: 2573

Re: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples

Supposedly presented as slaves by the Portuguese to the local Prince, Nawab of Junagadh, the Siddis also live around Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife sanctuary.[27] On the way to Deva-dungar is the quaint village of Sirvan, inhabited entirely by Siddis. They were brought 300 years ago from Port...

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