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Title: J-M172
Post by: Ray C on April 30, 2015, 01:59:45 AM
HI, my name is Ray Conn. I am from Scotland and moved to the USA 6 years ago. I had my YDNA done at 37 markers, no matches. I am J2 or J-M172. I am surprised with no matches as my alleged Father's family came from Ireland. My DNA with Ancestry says 45% Irish. I got my Nephew to take the test and he comes up as a 1st cousin. I know that my sister was from my alleged father. I have compared his results to mine and found many matches, but not sure how to work out what parent they belong to.
Recently, I get a note from Ancestry re the Circles. I have 2. They name a Morrison family from Arkansas a Thomas Calvin Morrison as a possible 70% ancestor. I am not sure what parent this will be from. My MTDNA is H18. I have found some doubles on Ancestry and Family Finder.


Title: Re: J-M172
Post by: Ray C on April 30, 2015, 02:05:12 AM
Forgot to post my 37 markers. Let me know if anyone is close. My wife thinks I'm a one off.
Panel 1. 13-23-16-11-(15-17)-11-15-13-12-11-28
Panel 2. 14-(9-9)-12-10-27-15-20-32-(13-15-16-18)
Panel 3. 10-11-(19-19)-17-14-17-15-(34-37)-12-10


Title: Re: J-M172
Post by: Netflower on August 16, 2015, 09:25:39 PM
I also received a designation of J-M172 but no matches within 4 generations for the 5 matches sent to me.  I assume that means zero matches in truth.  My oldest known ancestor was b. Kentucky USA.


Title: Re: J-M172
Post by: NK on February 02, 2016, 09:41:31 AM
go to gedmatch.com and upload you data.
then hit "one to many comparison".

I (J2M172) found a lot of relatives there.


Title: Re: J-M172
Post by: Dunkin Melroy on March 05, 2016, 01:10:26 AM
My 2nd cousin, Mark Melroy,  tested (kit #F436378) and  his y-dna haplo was J-M172 also.  I compared his 37 markers to Ray Conn and there are 12 that are identical.  We go back to Dunkin Melroy/McElroy from Haycock Twp., Bucks Co., PA.