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From: Shane <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Ireland, Scotland and Wales - Y-DNA Matches
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 10:12:55 -0600
On 11/25/03 5:31 PM, "David Faux" <> wrote:
> Shane et al.: One thing that people must realize about the REO Database is
> that the Haplogroup Database information is rolled into it. In other words,
> the Icelandic matches in REO come almost exclusively from the Haplogroup
> Database. It gets very confusing.
So both databases could yield artificially high numbers of matches due to
surname study results, right?
As an aside, I'd be very interested in seeing if the Norway R1bs show any
pattern of differentiation from those of the Celtic areas.