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Why aren’t all McFaddens related?

One of the first conclusions our DNA study has reached is that there are numerous unrelated Mac Pháidín lineages. Of the 33 Mc- results that have been processed so far, there are a minimum of 10 completely separate lines. Given

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Posted in American McFaddens, DNA Testing, Donegal McFaddens, MacFadyens of Mull, Paddens of Mayo

Explaining the comparison process

I’ve put together a relatively simple demo of the Y-DNA comparison process and how we gain information from test results.  It can be accessed by hovering your mouse over the “DNA Testing Info” tab up top, or by going here:

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