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. Continue reading →
John Marion RENFRO was my paternal grandmother’s maternal grandfather. He was born about 1846 in either Madison County or Rock Island County, Illinois, to Absalom RENFRO and Elizabeth (CORMACK) RENFRO. The surname RENFRO is of Scottish origin (possibly of the location Renfrewshire), and CORMACK (McCORMACK, MacCORMACK) is of Scotch-Irish origin.
Simple Pedigree Chart of James Joseph TRAUTMAN (aka James Joseph WILSON). Copyright Notice: You do not have permission to download or copy this image without obtaining it from me. Thank you.