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by D J Thornton
Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Guatemalan Mestizo
Replies: 8
Views: 7116

Re: Guatemalan Mestizo

Söchtig et al. BMC Genomics (2015) 16:131 Page 3 of 17 ts. Already in 1690, the chronicler Francisco Antonio de Fuentes y Guzmán described the ‘Ladinos’ as ‘mestizos, mulatos and negros’. There is extensive historical docu- mentation indicating trend in Guatemala to marriages between different ethni...
by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Guatemalan Mestizo
Replies: 8
Views: 7116

Re: Guatemalan Mestizo

Interesting note in article there is a relationship to Carribbean tribes, there isn't much contact with that region. Analysis of uniparental DNA markers (especially mito- chondrial DNA [mtDNA] variation) and autosomal DNA markers has been widely used to explore demographic patterns throughout the Am...
by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: John Swanton online books
Replies: 0
Views: 7018

John Swanton online books

the Indian tribes of North America full book. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/the-indian-tribes-of-north-america.htm You might need a member institution login, but the list is a great resource. http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/lookupname?key=Swanton%2C%20John%20Reed%2C%201873-1...
by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: American Indian Linguistics Map
Replies: 0
Views: 6996

American Indian Linguistics Map

by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Romani
Topic: American Roma Surnames
Replies: 1
Views: 2065

American Roma Surnames

Well, I didn't know wher to find my Roma but according to this list, which also contains Melungeon surnames I have many, some of which are my hardest to research from my fathers families, though a few go into my maternal grandmothers, Adams, James,Green, , Johnson, Cox, Pierce, father. GM Cox, Turne...
by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: Romani
Topic: The Never-ending Road American Roma (Gypsy ), Travellers, & "Others" Early Native American Indian Remnants & Other SC
Replies: 0
Views: 2433

The Never-ending Road American Roma (Gypsy ), Travellers, & "Others" Early Native American Indian Remnants & Other SC

I have always found this interesting site. I don't know where my Roma comes from, but great clues are here, German, Irish, Scottish, and Melungeon. http://sciway3.net/clark/freemoors/index.html We have more ethnic diversity from the Colonial Era than you may have realized.  There were Roma, or Gypsi...
by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Family search resource
Replies: 0
Views: 2386

Family search resource

I was surprised to find family search had this wiki online. They have been digitizing more and more. You can volunteer to help. I find this list they have gathered though by far nt completely up to date with the research but I find the last two websites I posted. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/...
by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Tips on Black Dutch! Black Irish, Melungeons,
Replies: 0
Views: 2506

Tips on Black Dutch! Black Irish, Melungeons,

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hornbeck/blkdutch.htm This website has a great overview of variou groups. The German Noravians, Black Duth I found interesting. I have a German gig grandfather who came from Preetz, Germany a Duchy of Denmark in 1860 when he came over. He want allowd to immigr...
by D J Thornton
Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Redbones of Louisiana
Replies: 0
Views: 2796

Redbones of Louisiana

Melungeons were not limited to Cumberland, TN, VA. And Kentucky. The Historical Melungeons as they call themselves and core Melungeon DNA group were from Sneedville, Hancock County, Tn and limit themselves to certain surnames like Collins, Gibson, Mullins. They claim the group with the first written...

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