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From: William L Harvey <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] "Relationship Range" Confidence Level
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2010 14:47:38 -0800
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Harold,

Does this fill the blanks?

On 11/8/2010 1:47 PM, E. Harold Vannoy wrote:
> Thanks for the information Bill. The information on your results for the
> 3 matches from 23andMe gives me the kind of information that I am
> looking for (the actual relationship compared to the predicted
> relationship range), however, I am confused as to the actual
> relationship of "4)" and "5)" to you??
>
> Would it be possible to get the predicted relationship range for your
> three results from FF?
>
> I will plan to summarize my results post them as well.
>
> Harold
>
>
> On 11/8/2010 1:37 PM, William L Harvey wrote:
>> Harold& Jim,
>>
>> [snip]
>>
>> FF has connected me with three of the 12 replies - all at very distant
>> cousin level :
>>
>> 1.) a predicted 4th cousin (female) who turned out to be an actual 9th
>> cousin - [snip].

4th predicted w/in 3rd-5th range : actual = 9th

>> 2.) a predicted 5th-distant cousin (male) who turned out to be an actual
>> 9th cousin - [snip].

5th predicted w/in 5th-distant range : actual = 10th

>> 3.) a predicted 4th-distant cousin (female) who turned out to be an
>> actual 10th cousin - [snip].

4th predicted w/in 4th-Distant range : actual = 10th

>> *************************************************************************
>>
>> For 23andMe [snip].
>>
>> #3.) *above* is another person who has also tested with both labs. She
>> was listed as a 5th cousin by RF within a range of 3rd to 8th. Again,
>> she turned out to be an actual 10th cousin - [snip]
>>
>> 4.) a predicted 5th cousin (female) within a range of 3rd - 10th. She
>> turned out to be an actual 7th cousin to *ME*
>> 5.) a predicted 7th cousin (male) within a range of 4th - 10th turned
>> out to be a 12th cousin to *ME*
>>
>> ********************************************************************

Bill Harvey


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