The project has been in operation since in different countries and continues to welcome new participants to learn more about where their family roots began.
He was contacted by the project Administrator. Was tested at 37 markers and through some excellent work by members of the BP mailing list the genealogical paper trail sidewe found he was of the L group.
So without the Natl Geo project, I would still be without a male to represent my L lineage.
It's not a non-parental event in the classic sense, it's two separate Thomas' in the same location at the same time. He tested because he was curious, not because he knew about FTDNA's surname projects or genealogical testing.
His father and grandfather did this genealogy work years ago. Source - 13 Jan Native American success stories "Several years ago I set out to document and trace back my Native ancestry, with the help of a genealogist it was successful to a certain point, mostly in obtaining documents.
It seems as though classification of Native Americans who where not removed to a reservation were somewhat clouded and they were often classified as other than Native Americans.
Through the Genographic project I found that my mtDNA test indeed fell into Haplogroup A confirming my maternal line was descended from a Full blood American Indian woman of who I have her name and other documents. I am now continuing my research to find other aspects of her tribal heritage and possibly other descendants.
I am a member of Haplogroup A.
It is through this union, that occurred in the mids, that my Native American and French lineage can be originally traced. I had no knowledge of my Amerindian lineage before participating in the Genographic project; I was totally knocked out of my chair when I read the results on line.
This revelation caused my dad and others to get their DNA tested. I've learned alot about my background since; and thankfully have met other folk who have helped me solve all these mysteries in my own family's background.
From information on that site she learned that she had inherited her mitochondrial DNA from her mother, who had inherited it from her mother, and then from mother to mother back in time to her earliest maternal ancestor. Lin had taken the mtDNA test months before through the French Heritage DNA Project and had posted her direct maternal lineage to that project site - all twelve generations of it.
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