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From: "Frank Young" <fjyoung -at- teleport.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] DNA project - dumb question, probably been asked and answered Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 13:07:46 -0700 References: <3D9DD9BB.8090203@inksite.com> <000a01c26bd9$d156d800$0600a8c0@centurytel.net> <3D9DEEC4.4010903@inksite.com> Adoptions may be the Achilles Heel of this entire effort. I'm constantly amazed at how few adoptions I find in the genealogical information. And I have three times informed the historian of the Strong Family Association about adoptions in my family, and three times he has refused to acknowledge the information. Makes me wonder . . . Frank Young ----- Original Message ----- From: "Whitney Keen" <wkeen -at- inksite.com> To: <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 12:40 PM Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] DNA project - dumb question, probably been asked and answered > Dear Laurie: > As I also wrote to Ben, unconnected Whitneys may be matched up once we > have a standard profile for the John and the Henry lines. I first need > to get the 6 persons, mainly because if there is an adoption or an > illegitimacy in the line, using a single or close family will be > misleading. Once I get it set up, you can go ahead, but you won't know > until we get a standard profile, and the more confirmed John or Henry > line people we get, the better you will be able to confirm if you are > from one of those two lines. >


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