This year we decided to visit some place new during our stay in Siesta Key, Florida. We visited the MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and had a wonderful time looking at all sorts of sea life. Here's some pictures from our visit. For more information on MOTE, please check out this link: https://mote.org/
Information found in Slave Deeds of New Hanover County - Series Two, Volume One Doc # 3043 Grantor: Herring, John Amount: $500.00 Grantee: Kerr, James Div: 2 Enslaved Person(s): Bur, Jacob
I gasped when I saw this the other night. If you are into family history, you know what I'm talking about. It's that feeling of oh my goodness. What have I discovered here. Is it? Could this really be? Then that feeling of ...
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Like so many of you out there, I couldn't help myself when 23andMe dropped the price for their test to $99 last December. I took full advantage and ordered a test for my husband as well as one for myself. Well, my results came back late last week and I found them reaffirming and interesting all at the same time.
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Maternal Haplogroup Result: L3e3b
In a prior post, My MtDNA Result Are Back!, I revealed the results of my first MtDNA test. I tested with FamilyTreeDNA last year and they determined that my Haplogroup was L3e3b. It was reassuring to see that 23andMe came up with the same result this time around. I think I can now safely claim L3e3b as my Haplogroup.
Okay, now we're going to get into the meat of the situation ---my ancestral breakdown. I have taken three other Autosomal DNA tests, first with African Ancestry, next with Ancestry.com and then lastly with …