Category Archives: Y

Protected: TROUTMAN/TRAUTMAN FTDNA Project Helpful Information

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Genetic Genealogy – DNA Testing and You

This article is the first in a series that William H. Blue, president of the National Blue Family Association (NBFA), invited me to write some time ago about DNA for genealogy. The series is appearing in issues of The Chalice, … Continue reading

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TROUTMAN/TRAUTMAN – New Family Tree DNA Surname Project

I started a surname project at Family Tree DNA! 🙂

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Was Charles TROUTMAN a TROUTMAN at all? – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 8)

I have written here and here about my father’s paternal grandfather Charles TROUTMAN. What I have found out about him is interesting, although limited. I encourage you, if you haven’t yet, to read it. My brother’s Y-DNA results are coming … Continue reading

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The Irrelevancy of Surnames – THORPE = COMPTON/CRUMPTON?

My son’s surname is my maiden name, his father’s is THORPE, and then that line goes back a few generations until I just lose it. So I thought a Y-DNA test was in order to join the Thorpe DNA Project … Continue reading

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