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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #27 on: Wednesday 28 February 18 19:33 GMT (UK) »
I also have my DNA results back, and rather surprising results they are. They read as follows. 97.9% Irish, Scottish and Welsh. 1.2% North African and 0.9% Nigerian. I myself was born in Greenore co Louth Ireland. Both my mother and father were born in Ireland as were my Grandparents, so where has the Nigerian connection and the North African connection come from? How accurate are these DNA results? Alphonsus123 Matthews.

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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #28 on: Thursday 01 March 18 17:13 GMT (UK) »
Considering that you got the vast majority as Irish, it seems pretty darned accurate in your case.

I don't know where you tested, but this article on Ancestry addresses how they handle such small percentages.  https://support.ancestry.com/s/article/Low-Confidence-Regions

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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #29 on: Thursday 01 March 18 18:44 GMT (UK) »
I also have my DNA results back, and rather surprising results they are. They read as follows. 97.9% Irish, Scottish and Welsh. 1.2% North African and 0.9% Nigerian. I myself was born in Greenore co Louth Ireland. Both my mother and father were born in Ireland as were my Grandparents, so where has the Nigerian connection and the North African connection come from? How accurate are these DNA results? Alphonsus123 Matthews.

These look like MyHeritage results.  I've noticed that quite a few Irish matches at MyHeritage have similar amounts of North African and Nigerian.

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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #30 on: Thursday 01 March 18 19:11 GMT (UK) »
I have my DNA result back from My Heritage.
English 68.2%
Irish,Scottish,Welsh 22.2%
Scandinavian 4.4%
Ashkenazi Jewish 3.8%
North Africa 1.4%

My result is quite different to my sister's.

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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #31 on: Thursday 01 March 18 19:26 GMT (UK) »
I'm bearn an sister and my result was
Scandinavian 47.9
Irish , Scottish and Welsh 30,2
English 2.4
Iberian 18.2
Ashkenazi Jewish 1.4

We share 38% DNA
Kath

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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #32 on: Thursday 01 March 18 20:37 GMT (UK) »
.http://www.rootschat.com/links/05q2/   
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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #33 on: Thursday 01 March 18 20:48 GMT (UK) »
Jill

still nothing here either...

Xin

lets hope that means we get a response tomorrow..

maybe it has been held up by the snow :)


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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #34 on: Thursday 01 March 18 21:48 GMT (UK) »
I'm bearn an sister and my result was
Scandinavian 47.9
Irish , Scottish and Welsh 30,2
English 2.4
Iberian 18.2
Ashkenazi Jewish 1.4

We share 38% DNA
Kath

Interesting that your results are so wildly different from your brother's.
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Re: DNA results are back!
« Reply #35 on: Thursday 01 March 18 21:53 GMT (UK) »
From my earlier link;
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As a result of the random inheritance of DNA, close relatives can often be assigned markedly different ethnicity percentages.  This may be correct.  For example if you have three grandparents from Africa and one from Asia, you and your brother/sister may receive very different proportions of Asian DNA even though you share the same parents.  However such differences may also reflect inadequacies in the databases used, or the methods of inference applied.
.http://www.rootschat.com/links/05q2/   
  WILSON;-Wiltshire.
 SOUL;-Gloucestershire.
 SANSUM;-Berkshire-Wiltshire
 BASSON-BASTON;- Berkshire,- Oxfordshire.
 BRIDGES;- Wiltshire.
 DOWDESWELL;-Wiltshire,Gloucestershire
 JORDAN;- Berkshire.
 COX;- Berkshire.
 GOUDY;- Suffolk.
 CHATFIELD;-Sussex-- London
 MORGAN;-Blaenavon-Abersychan
 FISHER;- Berkshire.
 BLOMFIELD-BLOOMFIELD-BLUMFIELD;-Suffolk.
DOVE. Essex-London
YOUNG-Berkshire
ARDEN.
PINEGAR-COLLIER-HUGHES-JEFFERIES-HUNT-MOSS-FRY