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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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The Paddens of Mayo

In addition to our page on the Macfadyens of Mull, we now have information up about the Paddens of Mayo: The Paddens were affiliated with and possibly descended from the Barretts of Tirawley, an Old English family that played

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