Friday, December 11, 2009

Making a Melungeon Connection with DNA

I have said here more than once that there is no DNA test for Melungeon ancestry. Which is true. I have, however, always added the caveat that that there is one exception to that rule, which is when DNA testing can be used to show descent from an historically known Melungeon, documented by traditional genealogical and historical methods.

Today I present an example of just such an occurrence involving a family named Vick using DNA testing performed by 23andMe and augmented by 23andMe's Relative Finder.

To read about it: Click Here.

To visit 23andMe's web site: Click Here.

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