Elizabeth (CORMACK) RENFRO – A Nice, Big X Match (Ancestor 45)
If you’ve been studying genetic genealogy for a bit, you may understand X DNA, but I’ll give a summation here.
X DNA is different from regular autosomal DNA. The 23rd chromosomal pair contains the sex chromosomes – those which determine the biological gender of the child. In all but rare cases, biological females have two X chromosomes (XX), and biological males have one X and one Y (XY). As we may have learned in high school or college biology, it is the male’s 23rd chromosome that determines the gender of the child.
Yes, it’s true. I just discovered this.
My Contact Me form had the wrong email address… for about 4.5 years.
So, if you’ve contacted me through the Contact Me form on this Blog and I didn’t return your message, I am so incredibly sorry. Furthermore, there is no way for me to access any of those old messages.
I fixed it, tested it, and it works now. I hope to hear from you if you are one of those people.
I am my own webmaster, and I’m the one who typed my email address incorrectly.
C’est la vie.
So ist das Leben.
Así es la vida.
Dat ass Liewen.
Sellaista on elämä.
Such is life.
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Henry Anton death certificate. Copyright Notice: You do not have permission to download or copy this photo without obtaining it from me. Thank you.
I didn’t know that my paternal grandmother’s father had a middle name until Ancestry added its “U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007” a few years ago. There is no middle name on his death certificate, and I had not heard of one. Continue reading