Tag Archives: CORMACK

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 … Continue reading

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Some of Those Who Built Me

These are images that I have of my ancestors. Without these, I would not know their features. I do not know their voices

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AncestryDNA is at it Again – Missing Shared Matches

AncestryDNA is at it Again – Missing Shared Matches If you’ve read my past posts about AncestryDNA, you know I have perhaps a 1:19 ratio of Love-Hate with it.1, 2, 3, 4 (Percentage-wise, that’s a 95% hatred of AncestryDNA.)

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John Marion RENFRO – Union Soldier and Polygamist – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 22)

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 … Continue reading

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