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From: "Thomas Tucker" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA-R1B1C7] DNA-R1B1C7 Digest, Vol 2, Issue 72
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 22:12:26 -0400
Frank, besides names, I have more confidence in matching on y-search.
I have a close match of 64/67 and the name is different. To me names
are new DNA is older and more reliable.
I am sure if you inquire and petition for help in your name project
you will get an associate in our R1b1c7 that will give you the
information that will help you.
On 4/27/08, frank mcgonigal <> wrote:
> Thanks Thomas,I'm glad I'm not the only one confused with this.
> It's great to know that my Y DNA matches Niall of the Nine Hostages,but I'm
> more concerned with finding McGONIGALS and variant spellings in the present
> day that I'm related to,in the hope that they have a paper trail that I can
> The history 'lessons' are great,and I admire and thank the people who take
> the time to do the research and pass it on to us.
> My main purpose in joining this group was to find people with close matching
> Y DNA to see if I could break down some brick walls in my search for the
> origins of my gr.gr.grandparents Hugh McGUNIGAL sic,and Sarah COYLE in
> Info from National Archives,Kew,
> Hugh McGunigal was discharged from the 91st Ft invalid depot at Chatham on
> 21 Feb 1857 with no claim to pension. He was noted as born:Londonderry;
> trade:tailor. His date of enlistment was given as 15 Jan 1856.
> I hope I haven't offended anyone with my opinions,but I find it frustrating
> trying to understand the concentration on the "BIG PICTURE" rather than
> present day relationships to help in our research back to Ireland.
> By the way..I was born in Scotland,.....and I'm probably "Out of Order" with
> this posting.:o).
> Frank McGonigal Ont.Canada
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas Tucker" <>
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> Subject: Re: [DNA-R1B1C7] DNA-R1B1C7 Digest, Vol 2, Issue 72
> I am with you Frank. I know we are related to Nial..are we not ?
> On 4/27/08, frank mcgonigal <> wrote:
> > I don't really understand all the ins and outs of the technical side of
> > R1b1c7 Y DNA etc.,but this posting leaves me completely at a loss.
> > I know it wasn't supposed to come thru as a blob as it did,but couldn't it
> > have been formatted differently so that we who are technically and
> > historically challenged could understand it better.
> > Same with the previous one ..
> > Frank McGonigal Ont.Canada
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