[Ferguson-dna] DNA Day Sale

Matt Ferguson fergshere at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 14:35:22 CDT 2017


Alrighty, Big-Y purchased. Looking forward to see what it brings. Cheers!

On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:30 AM Sarah Ferguson Potter <fergie_17 at hotmail.com>
wrote:

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