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Offline chris_49

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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 27 January 19 09:44 GMT (UK) »
There are always two sides. Some years ago I posted asking for advice on a similar matter - but I was a third cousin and there were two first cousins who knew the family and were better placed to decide.

One was against the idea, the other said that she would wait until she got all three sisters (in their sixties) in the same place and in the right frame of mind to accept that "your mother had a daughter during the war while your father was a POW - she was adopted but I know about her and can put you in touch". as far as I know that hasn't yet happened.
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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 27 January 19 19:36 GMT (UK) »
I agree with Guy, DNA is not infallible and is in its infancy. I would take any Ancestry DNA results with a heap of SAXA salt.

Contacting them is only something you can do, but I would personally probably not contact them.

It is easy to say "biology is nothing" but imagine how some would feel if their beloved great grandad (who was a war hero and a successful doctor for example) was not their grandmothers/grandfather's biological father. Some people have identity crisis's when they find their beloved relatives are not blood relations.

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DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 27 January 19 21:02 GMT (UK) »
I would not take it upon myself to broach the subject. 
Either they will work it out for themselves, or another researcher will prompt the discovery. 
You have solved the mystery to your satisfaction, and I would leave it there.
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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 27 January 19 21:11 GMT (UK) »
Yeah, I'm thinking at the moment that I probably won't, but re-evaluate if she should approach me first.

In my own tree I seem to be getting people all descended from the same couples with other areas a complete black hole. Am I getting no results because descendants haven't tested or because there's another skeleton in the closet? Who knows.

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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 04 October 20 15:30 BST (UK) »
In our area or research DNA deals with probabilities.

In your case I do not see what gain you would benefit by transferring your deductions to A N Other.

The recipient on the other hand is quite possibly going to be upset by the news.

I would just document your deductions in your tree and let sleeping dogs lie.

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Lancashire:-Lamb, Gorst, Hardman, Threlfall, Lawson
Westmoreland/Cumberland:-Bush, Strickland, Chamber(s), Hedwen/Hadwin, Carleton
Monmouthshire:-Evans, Jones
Yorkshire:-Collins, Thompson, Darnborough, Drummer, Raistrick, Ewbank, Holdsworth, Clark
Herefordshire:-Ruck, Williams, Jones, Meadmore, Goode, Berrington.
Cheshire:-Ainsworth, Hayes, Norcot, Lowe, Duncalf, Lightfoot, Percival, Newton.
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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 10 October 20 21:06 BST (UK) »
Biggles, this was nearly two years ago.

As it happens, I didn't send her any further messages, nor has she sent any back to me.

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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 10 October 20 21:14 BST (UK) »
That's a shame - don't take it personally.

What an interesting story, though, that you have found! Really brings these 2D photos of our ancestors to life when you find out something like that, doesn't it?

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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #16 on: Sunday 11 October 20 15:29 BST (UK) »
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Biggles, this was nearly two years ago.

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Re: DNA Non Paternal Event
« Reply #17 on: Sunday 11 October 20 22:34 BST (UK) »
It is weird.

I generally only look at threads in New Replies and Unread Posts.

Not sure how I picked up on an old post.
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Lancashire:-Lamb, Gorst, Hardman, Threlfall, Lawson
Westmoreland/Cumberland:-Bush, Strickland, Chamber(s), Hedwen/Hadwin, Carleton
Monmouthshire:-Evans, Jones
Yorkshire:-Collins, Thompson, Darnborough, Drummer, Raistrick, Ewbank, Holdsworth, Clark
Herefordshire:-Ruck, Williams, Jones, Meadmore, Goode, Berrington.
Cheshire:-Ainsworth, Hayes, Norcot, Lowe, Duncalf, Lightfoot, Percival, Newton.
Ireland:-Brazell, Curwen/Curren/Curran/Corn
Canada:-Thompson, Sanderson, Hysop, Beaton, Staniforth