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From: John Carpenter <>
Subject: Fwd: Blood types
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 1998 06:40:58 -0700 (PDT)
I'm O-, like guid Scots should be, but my brother is
AB-. All four grandparents, and therefore all my
aunts and uncles as well as my parents were Rh-.
When we go farther afield in genealogy, the Rh stands
for Rhesus as in Rhesus monkeys, our cousins in whom
the factor was first discovered.
---Rebecca Lucas wrote:
> How many on this list are type O negative? I know
> I am. My father who was Scots-Irish was sandy brown
> haired, blue-eyed, and fair. His ancestry was mainly
> Scotch, Irish, and English. I did an informal
> work and determined that those claiming N. European
> ancestry had either A or O type blood. Those claiming
> central and southern European ancestry (mainly slovak
> and Italian) amazingly had B or AB blood type. So far
> in this mini survey what everyone was saying is
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