[Ferguson-dna] "Colonel" Robert Ferguson and related families

Lucy Clark lucyg391 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 11:50:24 CDT 2017


Impressive work, Colin!
Lucy Clark

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 11:55 AM, Colin Ferguson via Ferguson-dna <
ferguson-dna at cfsna.net> wrote:

> The page I created some time ago for "Colonel" Robert Ferguson and
> related families used a "consensus tree" reliant on public trees. I
> figured I should instead get to the sources and create a tree. The
> remodeled page is here:
> http://www.dna.cfsna.net/GEN/USA/NC/Colonel.htm
>
> There are now four trees:
> 1. Robert Ferguson (-1794) aka Colonel Robert Ferguson
> 2. Andrew Ferguson (1724-1810) whose will was proved 1811
> 3. Robert Ferguson (1764-1826) aka Robin Ferguson
> 4. Robert Ferguson (1722-1815) of Long Creek
>
> Kit 185584 upgraded to 67 and it now appears that descendants of
> Robert (-1794) have DYS487=13 whereas descendants of Andrew
> (1724-1810) have DYS487=14. Descendants of Robert of Long Creek are
> untested.
>
> BigY results are now in for 185584 and 179964 descendants of Colonel
> Robert and Andrew respectively. They will take a couple of months to
> be analyzed but a first look reveals some new SNP that should be able
> to more definitively differentiate descendants of Colonel Robert and
> Andrew than the STR marker DYS487.
> ===
> Colin
>
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