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From: John Crowley <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] 25/25 match - different surname
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 07:43:24 -0500
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At 08:59 PM 06/11/03 -0600, you wrote:
>Your 25-marker match with someone of a different surname indicates that
>MRCA lived long before the advent of hereditary surnames, thus the data
>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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