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From: "Jerry L. Ivey" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] Roanoke Setllers?
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2003 13:22:51 -0600


There are no known descendents, but there should be descendents of
ancestors of the settlers who may have participated in DNA studies.

-----Original Message-----
From: Raymond Whritenour [mailto:]
Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 11:04 AM
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Subject: [DNA] Roanoke Setllers?

Greg:

I hate to be always negative, but there are no known descendants of the
Roanoke colony. We don't even know if there were any survivors.
The so-called "Lumbee Indians" of North Carolina claim Roanoke colony
survivors among their ancestors; but "George" is not a surname among
them.

An 8% NA MLE from DNAPrint is way too low to assume you have any NA
ancestry, at all. Only good old-fashioned standard genealogical
research will be capable of answering your questions, in my opinion.

Ray Whritenour


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