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Subject: Re: [DNA] 25/25 match - different surname
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 22:18:19 EST
In a message dated 11/6/2003 7:04:01 PM Pacific Standard Time,
Your 25-marker match with someone of a different surname indicates that your
MRCA lived long before the advent of hereditary surnames, thus the data is
Unless you were in the bedroom of every female in both families, you
couldn't, possibly, know whether the two with different surnames were related or not.
That is a very reckless and untrue statement.