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From: "Gaila & James Merrington" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Finding a match
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2003 06:37:07 +1100
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I believe there is a Johnson one named study and you would be able to get
information from

This test is being run with Family Tree DNA, however you might be able to
share your information with them. Are you UK based?
Good luck,


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rex Johnson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2003 6:10 AM
Subject: [DNA] Finding a match

> Dear Ann Turner and other learned List members,
> I have thoroughly enjoyed a few weeks on this List trying to understand
> what on earth you are all talking about, and picking up the beginnings
> of a new language. I have read a few books to help me consolidate the
> ideas you are throwing about (Olson, Sykes, Cavalli-Sforza, and
> yesterday bought Oppenheimer's "Out of Eden"- looks good).
> You have to start somewhere to get into this stuff, so thanks to several
> people, and particularly those who have illustrated a point by giving a
> link to a published paper or a web site. These have been a great help
> indeed.
> I have my own MtDNA data (Katrine), and a small number of Y-sequence
> markers (Oxford Ancestors), which I now realise are too few to be really
> useful. An extended marker list is due in a couple of weeks.
> I seem to remember Ann writing that it was possible to compare your
> results with a number of online data bases. Can you, Ann, or anyone
> else, suggest places to visit where Y-sequence comparisons can be made
> by "a member of the public".
> I am not looking for personal data other than whatever numbers are
> associated with markers for my surname -JOHNSON.
> I have thousands of Johnson births/marriages/deaths in data bases, but
> have failed to get far with traditional sources like IGI and parish
> records in England because there were just so many Johnsons around that
> it is impossible to separate the wood from the trees. I want to see just
> how varied Johnson (Johnstone etc.) sequences are, and look for common
> factors.
> If there are any Johnsons out there willing to share a sequence I would
> be very pleased to be emailed direct (off List).
> My thanks for assistance received so far.
> Best of wishes, Rex
> An "original" Johnson from Lincolnshire, England.
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