May Jordan, Captured and Family Murdered

Published on September 17, 1807 in the Impartial Review and Cumberland Repository by Thomas Eastin: On the night of the 3rd of February, 1807, Mrs. May Jordan, who was carried away by Indians on the 22nd of January, 1807, arrived at this place in a deplorable condition. The Indians burned her husband and her children …

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23andme Ancestry Composition: Comparing My DNA

Yesterday, April 25, 2018, was DNA Day and 23andme.com had a "special". Ancestry.com users could upload their raw DNA file to 23andme and receive 3 health reports (very basic) and ancestry composition. I decided to do an experiment. I already tested with 23andme, but none of my other family members have. (I tested with Ancestry …

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DNA and Trace Amounts of Native American

Growing up, I always heard that my grandfather (on my dad's side) was part Native American. A lot of people in the south and in the United States grow up hearing the same. Often, no one knows exactly where the rumored Native American DNA originates. I created a family tree for my grandfather's family over …

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