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Re: John the Crusader/ Zacchaeus Gould/y-DNA
Posted by: john gould (ID *****9498) Date: June 09, 2012 at 10:25:03
In Reply to: Re: John the Crusader/ Zacchaeus Gould/y-DNA by Stanley Gould of 4368

Hi Stan

The situation is that I contacted a Rob Gould in CA who 1. believes that he is descended from both Zacchaeus G. and John G the Crusader - directly. 2. an ancestor belongs to the Gould y-DNA project on FTDNA. Since I also belong to this y-DNA project, I compared his y-DNA record to mine - while they're similar, a number of markers differ by 1, 2, or 3 mutations - at a guess, while we're related, our MCRA is several 1000 years in the past. If 1. is true, then I'm not related to either family back for a few 1000 years.

I wonder whether you have considered joining the FTDNA y-DNA project. It might resolve a few issues

John


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