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–Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Latest News

March 2019: New updated Essay with at-DNA evidence!
     ‘Who was Henry Capehart (1756-1820) and who was his wife?

January 2019: New Essay!
    ‘Identification of William Thomas Shields (1859-1899)’

November 2018: Revised Essay with exciting new at-DNA evidence:
    ‘Thomas Tolman (1608-1690) of Dorchester, Massachusetts’

September 2018: New Expanded Essays with Major Revisions:
    ‘Five Generations of the Terry Family of Bucks County, Pennsylvania’
    ‘Addendum 2. Descendants of Thomas Terry (1711-1792) of Bucks Co., Pennsylvania’

August 2018: New Essays!
Three new explanatory essays were added under the  ‘Tutorial’ tab:
            ‘About the Essays…’
            ‘What you want/need to know about DNA/Y-DNA
            ‘The Dead have no Rights’
     ‘The Lott Family of Marion County, Mississippi’

June/July 2018: New Essays!
     ‘Addendum 3. Descendants of John Terry (1713-1789) of Bucks Co., Pennsylvania’

June 2018: An essay ‘Addendum 1. Analysis of Terry Y-DNA Markers’ was removed; will reappear here June 2019.
February 2019: Published (Utah Genealogical Ass’n) Crossroads ,Vol. 18, no. 1, pp 18-25 (Winter 2018 Issue).
         ‘Analysis of Y-DNA Markers Relevant to Thomas Terry of Bucks b 1653′

April 2018: New Essay!
     ‘The Villwock Families of Berrien County, Michigan’

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