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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,
writes:
>
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
genealogically useless.
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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.
Julia


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