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From: John Crowley <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] 25/25 match - different surname
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 07:43:24 -0500
In-Reply-To: <3.0.6.32.20031107075042.00802310@mail.sjfn.nb.ca>


At 08:59 PM 06/11/03 -0600, you wrote:
>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.
>
>Gary Rea
>Project Administrator
>Rea Surname DNA Project


Circumstances alter all cases. My interest in DNA genealogical research
stems from my paternal grandfather's illegitimate birth. A 25/25 match
with a lineage known to have been in his native community would be of
immense interest to me.

John Crowley


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