Tag Archives: Y-DNA

Are You Male With the Surname of COON, KOON, or Variation?

New post on Coon Genealogy blog. Are you a male with the surname of Coon, Koon, or variation? Please click on the link below! https://coongenealogy.wordpress.com/2018/01/06/are-you-male-with-the-surname-of-coon-koon-or-variation/  

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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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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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Do You Ever Wonder Why Your Ancestors Had No Children? (Charles TROUTMAN, I guess.) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 8)

Wait for it…1…2…3…. Right. Not possible. We all know it seems like many of them had no parents, but no children? This post is going to fit snugly into the “No Story Too Small” category, as it is 6:15pm EST, … Continue reading

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