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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA Markers Numbers and SMGF Database
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 21:01:47 -0600
What's going on in their software such that leaving out multiple markers
changes things so much?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean McGee" <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 8:23 PM
Subject: RE: [DNA] FTDNA Markers Numbers and SMGF Database
> > From: doug mcdonald [mailto:]
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 6:00 PM
> > try leaving out the multiple marker ones like
> > 385 and 459, and also the 389s.
> Thanks for the tip. By leaving out 385, 459, and YCA, I had two
> matches, 22/24, with a McGhee and a Magee who have pedigrees that may
> lead to connections. Without leaving out the markers, I didn't have any
> exact or one-step matches and only 1 two-step match. I had 6 exact
> matches with the old database; with leaving out the m.n markers I have 9
> exact matches in the new database including most of the ones from before
> and some new ones.
> -Dean McGee
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