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From: "Joe Duke" <>
Subject: Re: [DUKE] To Laura / Robert on the DUKE family in Georgia
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 17:50:42 -0600
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Hi, Robert.

I was not sure if the 'unknown' numbers of others was provided to you, or
not. I never got such a service from them, as a voluntary action on their
part. So, that is why I asked. Sorry they have not found your people,
yet, but maybe that PAGE name will provide a connection, sometime in the

Hope that you are doing well, otherwise, and that you will have a very
prosperous new Year.

Cousin Joe

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [DUKE] To Laura / Robert on the DUKE family in Georgia

> Howdy Joe,
> FTDNA does send me the DNA matches along with the email address of that
> person.
> It shows the y marker data, what the genetic distance is, name and email
> address.
> I have emailed everyone thats very close.
> One person has not responded to my email requests. Maybe their email
> address
> is no longer valid. Maybe they want privacy.
> The surname is PAGE and there were PAGEs in Georgia and lived in and
> around,
> but what else can I do?
> Robert Duke
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joe Duke" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 7:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [DUKE] To Laura / Robert on the DUKE family in Georgia
>> Hi, Robert.
>> I see you are still trying to break that same brick wall, even after all
>> these years. I am sorry to know this has been such a difficult
>> challenge
>> for you. But that is the game of the family tree business.
>> Have you thought of talking to the people at the FTDNA outfit, to let
>> them
>> know about this problem?? They might be able to scan through their
>> files
>> for your DNA number series, to see where the same set of numbers appear,
>> under some other surnames. If they would find a 'match' and would tell
>> you the surname of the matching family, you might be able to discover
>> where
>> the (adopted) 'mystery man' named DUKE originated, in the SW corner of
>> Georgia.
>> I have seen some instances of (children) persons being adopted due to the
>> death of parents, and that may be how this man got into the DUKE family,
>> there in SE Alabama. It may not ever be known, how this came about,
>> however, so I do not want to get your hopes up too high. Sorry, but I
>> am
>> at a loss to help with this real problem.
>> I wish you good fortune in your continuing quest for the facts.
>> Regards to you. Cousin Joe Duke
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