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Offline ryanh315

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« on: Tuesday 26 January 21 19:31 GMT (UK) »
Hi,

I got my DNA results a few days ago and, so far, I have found no matches with my great grandfather's family. Could this be due to the fact that it I might not share enough DNA with him due to the randomness of DNA or maybe that the matches just simply havent appeared yet?

Thanks

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Re: DNA
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 26 January 21 21:34 GMT (UK) »
It sometimes takes a few days for all your matches to appear. Maybe none of your possible close matches on that side have tested.

Was it an Ancestry test?

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Re: DNA
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 26 January 21 21:41 GMT (UK) »
Ah thatís seems to explain things. Yes it was Ancestry.

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« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 26 January 21 21:55 GMT (UK) »
Great grandparents' descendants  could be great/grand uncles and aunts, their children (your second cousins and removes).  The shared DNA is likely to be within a range of say 1200 - 0 cMs. 

See  https://dnapainter.com/tools/sharedcmv4   to see possible relationships


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