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by jakayj
Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: At a loss
Replies: 2
Views: 3055

Re: At a loss

Dr. Donald Yates, principal investigator, says that Givens was a colonial Virginia and early Tennessee surname I have referred to in several of my genealogy books. Some of them were known to have taken Cherokee brides in the Longhunter period (before 1790).

Hope this helps.

Jakay
by jakayj
Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: World
Topic: Raw Data
Replies: 1
Views: 6842

Re: Raw Data

Raven,

No. There is no way to do this as you are trying to compare our data with others. Our DNA testing is based on a different scientific analysis: different companies; different methods.

Jakay
by jakayj
Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Jewish
Topic: Surname
Replies: 1
Views: 21241

Re: Surname

I checked with Dr. Yates, and he sent this for you: Askew can be traced to a Norman William de Ascough, named after Aiscough, an Old Norse place-name. His family could have been Jewish or crypto-Jewish, particularly since he was “father of the English navy.” Other admirals and naval administrators w...
by jakayj
Sun Jul 31, 2016 3:42 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Michigan Native American
Replies: 2
Views: 4461

Re: Michigan Native American

Welcome to the communities board. We have so much to explore in our DNA, and the reports can be helpful. My Cherokee admixture shows up at No. 39 in the DNA Fingerprint Plus test. I didn't know I had any. I also took the Rare Genes from History test and received a First Peoples marker, which is foun...
by jakayj
Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Cherokee DNA Match Help
Replies: 13
Views: 10686

Re: Cherokee DNA Match Help

We do have a Cherokee DNA Test available through our website dnaconsultants.com . The site offers a write-up about the test, and you can order there, through Amazon, or by calling toll free the office M-F 10-6 MT, (888) 806-2588.

Hope you're enjoying your exploration of your heritage,
Jakay
by jakayj
Thu Jul 14, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Native American map & marker
Replies: 16
Views: 16819

Re: Native American map & marker

I checked with the investigators who said we do not do percentages as it is not very scientific as no population is pure because of admixture. They will be happy to go over your report if you calls them M-F 10-6 MT at 888-806-2588.

Hope this helps,
Jakay
by jakayj
Fri May 13, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Confused and disappointed!
Replies: 3
Views: 4832

Re: Confused and disappointed!

The investigators would like you to call them at 888-806-2588 M- F 10-6 MT as they would need to look at your individual report and go over it. They pointed out that oral history can sometimes be wrong because it is quite possible to have someone in your ancestry from another tribe be adopted by ano...
by jakayj
Fri May 13, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Melungeon test
Replies: 8
Views: 7816

Re: Melungeon test

The investigator said we added the Melungeon data back in 2011, so there is no need for an update unless you are looking for Melungeon beyond your top 50 matches. ( We search in 450 populations with the update so, you can find out where it is and how strong your match is by ordering the Melungeon up...
by jakayj
Thu May 12, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Confused and disappointed!
Replies: 3
Views: 4832

Re: Confused and disappointed!

I've passed along your concern to the investigators and am waiting to hear back.

Jakay
by jakayj
Wed May 04, 2016 6:15 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Do I have Cherokee Ancestry?
Replies: 12
Views: 10993

Re: Do I have Cherokee Ancestry?

Hello, Yes, this is possible especially if it is a small tribe or a tribe like Blackfoot that has no published data on it. We have all data that is published in academic and forensic science. It is also possible if you are related to a tribe that was wiped out as you are matching living populations....

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