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    In my experience, Siblingship testing conducted...

    In my experience, Siblingship testing conducted with the use of codis marker technology, is unreliable (even between three people where two are known to be siblings)and can lead to false positive and...
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    Philip, I hadn't previously known anything...

    Philip,

    I hadn't previously known anything about Barnett Solomon's mother Jane, but it seems possible that if his maternal grandmother was the widow Sarah Hart nee Hyams, daughter of Moshe Black...
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    Philip, None of my husband's family are known...

    Philip,

    None of my husband's family are known to hold any records relating to Aaron and Sarah Solomon, nor were they aware of any connection to Barnett Salmon and the Lyons Tea Shops until I found...
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    Philip, The above census return, which I...

    Philip,

    The above census return, which I believe to be for the Aaron Solomon / Sloman related to my husband, suggests that Aaron Solomon was born about 1791/2, which doesn't fit with a date of...
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    Philip, Sarah Cohen and Aaron Solomon / Sloman...

    Philip,

    Sarah Cohen and Aaron Solomon / Sloman had five children, Rebecca, Sophia, Harriet, Asher and Moses, born between 1835 and 1845, of which Harriet and Asher died very young. They had no son...
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    Philip, By 1834 Aaron was remarried to Sarah...

    Philip,

    By 1834 Aaron was remarried to Sarah Cohen(so not completely lunatic and incurable) and went on to have 5 more children. In later census returns he was named as Aaron Sloman. His daughter...
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    Thanks Phillip, It doesn't sound as if there...

    Thanks Phillip,

    It doesn't sound as if there is much of interest to people following the Solomon family further back, so I won't rush out to buy a copy.

    Aaron Solomon died 6th December 1877,...
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    You say there are historical records for the...

    You say there are historical records for the Salmon family, but Barnett Salmon was born Barnett Solomon, to Aaron Solomon and his first wife Jane (Gita) Simmons. Is there any background information...
  9. Thread: DNA match

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    Hi Cathie, A Non-Paternity Event (NPE) is...

    Hi Cathie,

    A Non-Paternity Event (NPE) is where someone is not biologically related to the person who appears in records (birth certificates / census etc) as their father. This includes people...
  10. Thread: DNA match

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    Hi Cathieee, If the cousin matches you are...

    Hi Cathieee,

    If the cousin matches you are looking at are distant ones, (4th to 5th cousins) with whom you share only minimal amounts of DNA, especially where the longest length shared is small...
  11. Thread: DNA Mystery

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    It seems, from your chart, that you are related...

    It seems, from your chart, that you are related to Match 1 as well as to Match 3, her grandmother, but you have inherited the same 18.7 cM segment of DNA as the grandmother through an entirely...
  12. Thread: DNA Mystery

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    My thoughts are that I would want to see and...

    My thoughts are that I would want to see and compare all these matches on a chromosome browser, which would show if the 18.7 cm you share with the grandmother of match 1 (which I presume is one...
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    Sorry for the typo with the dashes in the DNA...

    Sorry for the typo with the dashes in the DNA Shared cM chart. Try https://isogg.org/wiki/Autosomal_DNA_statistics

    It looks as if both of your matches could fit into several relationship...
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    Hi Julpre, Close cousin matches to people you...

    Hi Julpre,

    Close cousin matches to people you are not aware of does, as Suekilp said, very often point to a NPE in the not too distant past. Autosomal DNA has a knack of revealing past family...
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    Kevin and Phillip, Are either of you familiar...

    Kevin and Phillip,

    Are either of you familiar with the writings of Libny Rodrigo Ventura Lara? He has published several books about the Cohen De Lara family of Honduras, including "Los...
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    I can't offer "expert guidance", but I do have...

    I can't offer "expert guidance", but I do have some experience and a positive attitude towards DNA testing.

    If money is no object start with a Y67 test. You can upgrade that later if it shows some...
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    I agree that a DNA comparison between yourself...

    I agree that a DNA comparison between yourself and another person with the same surname would be the way forward and you would need to do a Y test, which I don't believe Ancestry offer. FTDNA does Y...
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    Diana, I suggest that you upload your raw DNA...

    Diana,

    I suggest that you upload your raw DNA from Anc* to Gedmatch (for free!) which will give you many more cousin matches from the other DNA providers and also give you access to their...
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    DNA testing may well be your only hope of getting...

    DNA testing may well be your only hope of getting answers about your paternity.

    I'm not aware of any of the big three DNA testing companies having a specialism for Channel Island genetic ancestry,...
  20. Thread: Comerford Sipple

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    Kevin, This may be just one of those weird...

    Kevin,

    This may be just one of those weird co-incidences but I have friends in Australia named Cummerford who have long ago links in their family to the Music Hall and stage. From memory they...
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    In an ideal world we could all afford every test...

    In an ideal world we could all afford every test going, with every company that offers them, so as not to miss any available matches of any type. Women don't have the option of Y-DNA testing (and...
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    From my own experience and that of many friends,...

    From my own experience and that of many friends, it seems that if you are English born and bred and get your autosomal DNA tested by either of the 3 main companies (Family Tree DNA, Ancestry and...
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    As someone who has used traditional DNA testing...

    As someone who has used traditional DNA testing to identify my biological father and has also taken the plunge into the more recently available autosomal DNA testing, I think a forum on this subject...
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    My father was awarded the Military Cross in 1917...

    My father was awarded the Military Cross in 1917 for bravery at Paschendale and his award was announced in the London Gazette.

    Deeny
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    In the opening chapter of his book, A Vivid Life:...

    In the opening chapter of his book, A Vivid Life: A Journalist's Career (1934), Frederick James Higginbottom (1859 - 1943), the son of Mathew Fielding Higginbottom and his second wife Margaret Sykes,...
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