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From: "Phillip Goff" <>
Subject: [DNA] Relative/Family Finder math question
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 20:50:45 -0500


List,
>
> I have a 23andme participant with an ancestry that includes a marriage
> among 2nd cousins in the last 200 years. Is there a tool or method
> available for estimating how much autosomal DNA that would be shared
> between this person and another relative who traces to a common ancestor
> in this same lineage? Here's the scenario:
>
> PARTICIPANT #1 = Hester
> Abraham, father of
> Brad, father of
> Caleb, father of
> Dorothy, mother of
> Edna, mother of
> Felicia, mother of
> Gabriel, mother of
> Hester
>
> PARTICIPANT #2 = Harry
> Abraham, father of:
> Bill and Buford, who were fathers of:
> Charles and Carol, respectively, and who with their spouses were parents
> of
> Dottie and David, who as 2nd cousins married each other and were parents
> of
> Edward, father of
> Frances, mother of
> Gary, father of
> Harry
>
> Harry and Hester look like either 5th cousins or 6th cousins, depending on
> whether you trace Harry's lineage through Dottie or David, the 2nd cousins
> who married. What percentage autosomal DNA should Hester and Harry likely
> share? How do I determine this? Thanks,
>
> Phil
>
>


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