Friday, February 18, 2011

Matching set of pedigrees

With the two new exact 12/12 matches to the Lineage 1 Modal, an update was overdue.

The Patriarchs page has had outline pedigrees included for the two newly represented, and matching, lines of John & Elizabeth (YULE), and Robert & Elizabeth (CROSBIE)
These include the usual links to the personal pages of the respective participants on the supplementary pages, and links to/from their results on the summary pages.
Note that for Robert and Elizaeth (CROSBIE) there are a couple of theories about two of their sons, and potential descendants, so should there be any direct male line FAIRBAIRN descendants of Thomas and Helen (DOUGLAS), or John and Jane (WADDELL) out there willing to join and see if they get an excellent match to Geoffrey (F-39), they would be most welcome.

In addition to new results, the pages have also begun a conversion to a new form of descendancy chart which can be dynamically expanded/collapsed to help you understand where the person of interest "fits", for an example, see the chart for Lineage 1 "Clump 1", John and Bessie (FLINT)

Thursday, February 17, 2011

17th: Two more Lineage 1 Clump 2s

Preliminary results in for two of our newest kits, and yes, more matches.
Both are exact matches to Lineage 1 Clump 2.
For now, only the summary result page has been updated.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

15th: Matriarch descendants?

We might have to broaden our dna search to the female of the species.
With the growing number of matching, near modal, descendants from the Earlston/Ledgerwood families, it SHOULD help sort them out if we can track down direct mother/daughter female line descendants of some of the key matriarchs, and persuade them to join the project.

We would be particularly interested in hearing from anyone, male or female, who can trace their direct maternal ancestors to any of the following in particular:
- Elspeth ANDERSON (marr. John FAIRBAIRN of Grizelfield, Smailholm)
- Helen ANDERSON (marr. John FAIRBAIRN of Nenthorn)
- Agnes GIBSON (marr. one of the John FAIRBAIRNs of Earlston)
- Magdalen BO (marr. John FAIRBAIRN of Fanns, Earlston)
Should we be so lucky as to find representatives for any/each of these, the theory is that we may just be able to sort out the assorted John's as well.
So there's your challenge for the month.