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by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples
Replies: 2
Views: 3208

Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples

The Siddi (pronounced [sɪd̪d̪iː]), also known as Sidi, Siddhi, Sheedi or Habshi, is an ethnic group inhabiting India and Pakistan. Members are descended from the Bantu peoples of the East African region. Some were merchants, sailors, indentured servants, slaves, and mercenaries.[5] The Siddi communi...
by D J Thornton
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population
Replies: 1
Views: 2604

Re: All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population

What the ancient DNA discovery tells us about Native American ancestry A little over 11,000 years ago, a grieving family in Central Alaska laid to rest a six-week-old baby girl, a three-year-old child, and a preterm female fetus. According to their custom, the children were interred under a hearth i...
by D J Thornton
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population
Replies: 1
Views: 2604

All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population

https://www.the-scientist.com/daily-news/all-native-americans-descended-from-one-ancestral-population-30457 The genome of an infant who lived in Alaska thousands of years ago represents a previously unknown group of humans called Ancient Beringians, who share a common lineage with other Native Ameri...
by D J Thornton
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Ancient DNA confirms Native Americans’ deep roots in North and South America
Replies: 3
Views: 4319

Ancient DNA confirms Native Americans’ deep roots in North and South America

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/ancient-dna-confirms-native-americans-deep-roots-north-and-south-america For decades, scientists could describe the peopling of the Americas only in broad strokes, leaving plenty of mysteries about when and how people spread across the continents. Now, state-o...
by D J Thornton
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Blevins
Replies: 0
Views: 4331

Blevins

Took pictures at CSA Museum in Vinemont, AL could be useful to someone.
by D J Thornton
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Royal dna
Replies: 5
Views: 9136

Re: Royal dna

Very interesting.
by D J Thornton
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: 1667: The year America was divided by race
Replies: 0
Views: 4485

1667: The year America was divided by race

https://genealogyadventures.wordpress.com/2016/07/19/1667-the-year-america-was-divided-by-race/ The whole article is very Enlightening. Some surnames I also research, just recently found Lewis is one The other lines will connect to Bolling, Pierce, Stith etc Bacons Rebellion numerous family lines fo...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca Expedition DNA Search
Replies: 0
Views: 5047

Cabeza de Vaca Expedition DNA Search

Read my posts on thread at Native American DNA Search There are possible descendents of several noted members, including Lope de Oviedo, of the Narváez expedition whose heritage may originate on the central Gulf Coast. For people with indigenous ancestry of tribes of the Gulf Coast - Atakapa, Chitim...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 4794

Re: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

Interesting discussion JOURNAL ARTICLE Notes on the History of La Bahía del Espíritu Santo https://www.jstor.org/stable/30242768?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents “After successfully marching to the borders of Red River without encountering any resistance from the French, the Marquis received a royal...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 4794

Re: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

There was a Ft. Of same name in late 1600, that French named Ft. Louis, the Spain named Espiritu Santo in Texas. Note after the Spanish Explorersed, in earl Y turn or century, 1702: Spanish French moved from Biloxi and built Ft. In Mobile River moving to Current city on River near Bay entrance, Ft. ...

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