[Ferguson-dna] DNA Day Sale

Sarah Ferguson Potter fergie_17 at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 20 11:30:49 CDT 2017


Colin Id also be interested in your recommendation for my kit Tom Ferguson earliest known ancestor William Ferguson b 1831 

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> On Apr 20, 2017, at 11:23 AM, Colin Ferguson via Ferguson-dna <ferguson-dna at cfsna.net> wrote:
> 
> Hi Matt,
> I'd do the BigY since it is capable of discovering new branches in a
> tree whereas specific SNP will only tell you if you fit into an
> existing branch. You are in a small subgroup of the Scots Branch II
> with DYS448=20 and there is a lot we don't know about it. I think
> Chuck will be ordering BigY and a comparison to him is a logical first
> step in trying to unravel the relationship between Branchs I and II.
> Colin
> 
>> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 8:16 AM, Matt Ferguson <fergshere at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Colin,
>> 
>> I'm Scots Branch II with FTDNA kit 235156. I've done Y67 and 23&me. Should I
>> do FTDNA's Big Y or specific SNPs?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Matt Ferguson
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM Colin Ferguson via Ferguson-dna
>> <ferguson-dna at cfsna.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Is there anything that Big Y will tell us that we don't already know?
>>> 
>>> Chuck,
>>> In your case it will tell us how our Ferguson descendants from John
>>> Ferguson of Cherry Walk fit into this tree:
>>> http://www.ytree.net/DisplayTree.php?blockID=812
>>> 
>>> Our descendants of John Ferguson of Cherry Walk fit into three categories:
>>> 1. son John (1685-1769) who married Sarah Gatewood
>>> 2. grandson James (1715-) who married Agnes Adams
>>> 3. grandson William (1736-) who married Annie Henderson
>>> 
>>> You would serve as a benchmark for (3) and if one person from each of
>>> (1) and (2) to follow suit we would hope to find:
>>> A. SNP unique to descendants of John of Cherry walk
>>> B. SNP to unique to each of the tree lines above
>>> 
>>> One of the outstanding questions for persons in Haplogroup: R1b > L21
>>>> L1065 > S764 >S756 Scots Branch II; are all involved descended from
>>> a single immigrant ancestor and is that John of Cherry Walk? We might
>>> be able to eventually answer that.
>>> 
>>> Colin
>>> 
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