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From: "David Willis" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Science Fair Time
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 11:30:11 -0800
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If you are trying to collect data on individual towns, will you be able to
collect enough data? If not, maybe by county?

I would be glad to contribute to the project. My Willis ancestor lived in
Devizes, Wiltshire in the 1600's.

Dave Willis

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue Waite-Langley" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 10:23 PM
Subject: [DNA] Science Fair Time

> Hi all, I need some help. My daughter is beginning work on her science
> project for this year and has decided she wants to do something with DNA
> testing. She's only 13, but...she has mastered and understands the Fluxus
> software and has listened to me talk about genealogy for many years so has
> good grasp of the use of Y DNA testing. Soooo...I have a couple of
> questions.
> She is considering testing the question...
> Can a genetic map of English towns and common haplotypes found there be
> generated using historical (from finished DNA testing) Y DNA test results
> from men with proven descent from 17th century English families and using
> this map can the results of new Y DNA test samples be predicted with any
> degree of accuracy where a 17th century English origin is known?
> Does this make sense? ;o)
> AND...would those of you with results fitting this profile be willing to
> share them with her so that she can build the map? She would need just the
> values and the 17th century town of origin in England.
> any of you have kits coming back from the lab in the next month
> so that fit the profile that she can use as her "experiment"
> her predictions with before the results are known to her?
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