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Its been a very long time since I made a Blog Post and this is perhaps my first public one. I usually make posts a page. However this is too short to be a page and perhaps there is a value in a quick post. I recently received a phone call from a 100 year […]

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MOSER, PADEN, COATS & RAMSBURG

MOSER FTDNA Moser Project A Tale of Two Soldiers PADEN Paden / Pedan Family Don Paden’s website A Tale of Two Soldiers Pedan Paden DNA project at FTDNA we are group 9 Kit 341945 Newark Castle Scotland home of our possible match with the MAXWELL Clan Noble Family History History of DeKalb County, Indiana: Together […]

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LESSON 1: An Overview of the Types of DNA Used By Genetic Genealogists

Each of us has 23 pairs of chromosomes: 22 pairs of autosomes And 1 pair of sex chromosomes Remember all of our chromosomes come in pairs! Each half of the pair represents one of our parents. In other words we inherit half of our DNA from Mom and half from Dad. This chart from FTDNA […]

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Rehoboth Links

Including Historical Rehoboth, Swansea and Seekonk. Map of Original Rehoboth, MA now Rumsford, Rhode Isalnd Old Post Card of Rehoboth Rehoboth Antiquarian Society Rehoboth Vital Records Trim Room of Genealogy Now known as the E. Otis Dyer Research Center at the Carpenter Museum Self Guided Auto Tour of the Ring of Green Exploring the Narrative […]

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Uriah WHEATON (1710-1746) & Elinor Unknown

Descendants of Uriah WHEATON Updated May 2018   Generation No. 1 1. Uriah1 WHEATON1 was born Abt. 17102, and died 1746 in Cape May County, New Jersey, USA3. He married Elinor UNKNOWN wife of Uriah WHEATON3. She was born January 2, 1714/154, and died 1747 in Cape May County, New Jersey, USA5. All information from […]

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Welcome to WHEATON WOOD! This site hosts the Beginner’s Guide to Genetic Genealogy originally written in 2011 and currently in revision for this new site; the WHEATON Database of Jean WHEATON; the WHEATON DNA Project; Rehoboth Massachusetts Resources, WHEATON Specific Resources, SHELDON AND finally assorted Personal Genealogy. Blog Posts Here We know what we don’t […]

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WHEATON SPECIFIC RESOURCES

GENERAL Origin of the Surname Wheaton by Kelly Wheaton Ancestry’s Wheaton Surname Origins This includes handy information on US and English Distribution of Wheaton families as well as listings for Wheaton arrivals in the United States. Wheaton Family Genealogy Forum Good Archived Message Board for Wheaton Wheaton Illinois and Wheaton-Aston England sister Cities Edward Henry […]

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LESSON 13: More With the Y

Common Versus Rare Y-Haplotypes Many thanks to Robert Brooks Casey for posting the original formula for weighted values and to Ralph Taylor for doing some heavy duty research and analysis to see how accurate these formulas are. He has written a 27 page article which awaits publication. In the meantime he is proposing a more […]

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LESSON 12: Privacy, Paranoia & Persistence

Genealogy is a practice in patience. Anyone who has been at this for a long time remembers the days of SASE (self-addressed stamped envelopes), the Genealogical Helper (now defunct periodical), microfiche and microfilm readers. Rather than wait weeks to send out a query and wait for the snail-mail reply we can now ask questions and […]

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LESSON 11: Chromosome Mapping

  If you have made it this far you are no longer a beginner! Chromosome Mapping is for the serious genetic genealogist. It can be time consuming, but also very rewarding. Since writing this back in 2011 there are many new tools to make it easier. Chromosome mapping is the only way to truly know […]

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