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From: "Jeanne Arguelles" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Public vs Private
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 21:33:47 -0600
So, does having a 25/25 match with another surname mean that you *do* have a
common ancestor, but just too far back to be genealogically relevant... or
is it just a coincidence and there is no relationship at all?
> In a message dated 11/7/2003 6:55:47 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> Thank you for answering Julia.
> Does that mean if we are of a common haplogroup we can have 25/25 or 24/25
> matches on the Y-DNA?
> Yes, I have one 25/25 match, six 24/25 matches and many 23/25 matches with
> other surnames. And in one of my lines I have 153 exact matches with 12
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