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Re: looking for Potter famly Manlius early 1800's
Posted by: Marci Bowman (ID *****6903) Date: May 09, 2013 at 21:12:39
In Reply to: Re: looking for Potter famly Manlius early 1800's by Martha Murphy of 1914

Hello Martha
I haven't found Harriet yet, but I took the autosomal DNA test at Ancestry DNA. The good news is that I have bunches of cousin matches to the same Potter family who lived in Rhode Island. The common thread seems to be
Thomas Potter
B: About 1663 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
D: 1728 in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island
That's the good news. The bad news is that Ancestry hasn't provided chromosome matching tools so I can be sure these are legitimate matches. It does appear that at least some of the family migrated to upstate New York.

I'll let you know if I learn anything more

Marci


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