Category Archives: General Genealogy

YDNA Testing — Walter was a Sawyer?

So, YDNA testing is completed after 5 month wait. Irritated but it seems helpful. It would appear most likely that Walter Evertton Long birth father was most likely named Sawyer, Sayer, Sauer or some variant (Sawyer most likely). You’ll recall … Continue reading

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myFTDNA – Pending Lab Results

So sent my kit in just after the holidays — still no results. Not happy with the lack of communication and delays. It’s rather expensive for a product that seems to be undelivered….. myFTDNA – Pending Lab Results.

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DNA musings

So, it’s been over a week since I got my DNA results. I’m….well, not disappointed…but kind of feeling blah about it. I’ve not broken down any brick walls (not that I was expecting to) and the sheer number of matches … Continue reading

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DNA pt 2

So, uploaded the DNA sample from ancestry.com to familytreedna. Here’s their map of my ethnic orgins. Note it’s got some differences. Much more Southern Europe, less Ireland and Britain. Not much Germanic. And no central Asia. Still Basically it’s showing … Continue reading

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DNA

So I did the autosomal DNA test. It’s confirmed a few things, but hasn’t yet solved any puzzles not that I expect it to. There are some close matches that don’t link anywhere so figuring that out might opens some … Continue reading

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Person Details for John William Musser, “Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950” — FamilySearch.org

Person Details for John William Musser, “Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950” — FamilySearch.org.

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Person Details for Rebecca Palm, “Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950” — FamilySearch.org

Person Details for Rebecca Palm, “Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950” — FamilySearch.org.

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Rebecca Moser

So, way behind on posting this, but frankly it’s about the only new thing.  Cousin Mo did some research and found deeds in Lebanon County PA for Samuel and Rebecca Moser’s home there.  In the process he narrowed down the … Continue reading

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Leaving Phelps County

It seems I have at least part of an answer about why so many folks left Phelps in the 1890’s.  Crop failures.

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User deletion

EDIT:  Just again removed about 600 phony users from site.  If by chance you got deleted just sign up again.  Be sure to enter your name and what family/families you are interested in.  Any profile without that info gets deleted. … Continue reading

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