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From: "Tim Janzen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Autosomal matching - clarification
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2010 16:32:06 -0800
The answer to your question is no. If A is related to B on the
paternal side and if A is related to C on the maternal side then B doesn't
necessarily need to be related to C. When in doubt, get more people tested
so that you have more data on which to base your conclusions.
[mailto:] On Behalf Of Peter J. Roberts
Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2010 4:07 PM
Subject: [DNA] Autosomal matching - clarification
Regarding a situation where customers A, B, and C have Family Finder or
23andMe results ...
A matches B and C, but B and C don't match each other. Is it safe to say
that in reality that A is indeed a true match with B OR C (but not both B
Peter J. Roberts