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MORE ON MAYOR Roger Bevyn Le Wheaton

Not sure which group would like to be related to our dear Mayor! He sounds just as feisty as Robert of Rehoboth. However Robert was not literate and Roger surely is! This from Exeter Memories re Mayors| 1302 Roger Beynim (Roger le Whetene) – a dispute arose between Mayor and people of the city, and […]

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EARLIEST WHEATON now the year 1288

Back from a trip to Salt Lake City I will be sharing lots of information in the next few weeks.   First off is confirmation that Roger Beyvin and Roger le Whetene are one and the same man. He was an early wine merchant of Exeter and the earliest record located is a court case […]

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The WALK THROUGH THE Y for Group B has Been Approved!

Just got word today that we are approved for the Walk Through the Y (WTY) with Jerry’s sample. The time frame I was given is 3-4 months and this doesn’t include our request to hold up the sample for the New Plate 3. So let the waiting begin and the hoping that something turns up. […]

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Genographic 2.0 versus Walk Through the Y

The following was posted on a List I belong to and it is from Thomas the scientist who will be doing the work on on Walk Through the Y so thought is worth looking at. The Geno 2.0 test scans the same SNPs over and over again, so it is possible to have a computer […]

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DNA News Updates

Walk Through the Y Group B Just wanted you to know I filed the application today and the Kit is in Jerry’s hands. Once approved I will let you all know. I requested that should our project reach the top of the queue before the new Plate 3 is available that our project be held […]

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Surnames, DNA and Family History

Book Recommendation If you would like to learn more about British surnames and their linguistic, historical and DNA significance I recommend reading Surnames, DNA, and Family History by George Redmonds, Turi King, and David Hey. Oxford University Press 2011.  It is not a book about specific surnames, although it mentions many but it is about […]

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Robert Wheaton’s Lands in Rehoboth (Group B)

For those of you descended from Robert Wheaton b. 1606 of Rehoboth, a couple of photos from last Fall’s trip to Rehoboth. Besides Robert’s town lot located in the present town of Rumford, Rhode Island was what came to be known as the Wheaton Farm and is located on the present day Wheaton Ave in […]

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Mystery Solved!

Many years ago Jean was told about a hamlet of Upper and Lower Wheaton located somewhere in Devon. All attempts to find such a place have come up empty until now. Susan has solved the mystery. All current maps show this place as Whiddon. Yet again pointing out the difficulty of depending on spelling. Thank […]

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Group D member says hello

Have just enrolled. Susan Lofthouse, Group D.

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Wheaton Relationship of Groups A-D

Wheaton Relationship of Groups A-D

This chart shows the R1b1a mother of each of the Wheaton A-D subgroups. The Origins and approximate date of the mutation as in M269. This is a visual to help explain that back 7,500 years ago we share a common ancestor. The groups split about 3,000 years ago into Groups A, B & D on one side and C on the other. We all split from I1b much further back.

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