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Sanford GenealogySanford DNA Study

Surname DNA testing is the newest tool available to genealogists. These tests help genealogists verify their paternal ancestry (father's father) in a quick and easy way. It saves time, prevents mistakes, and provides invaluable data that can be obtained in no other way.

There has been at least one paternal Sanford dead end solved using Y-DNA. 

There are early Sanford clusters in Florida, Alabama, Virginia, Connecticut, and other locations in the US.  Using Y-DNA can help to connect the dots

This Family Project is started to:

1. Help researchers on common or related families work together to find their common heritage  (See the Patriarch Page)

2. Identify the DNA of the ancestor families and compile them and their lost branches into distinct genetic lineages through DNA matches

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World Families Network Forums
     Sanford Family Forum
     Pedigree Forum
     World Families Network General Discussion

Sanford Web Sites
    Sanford Families Research Site
        Research of the Sanford, Sandford, Samford surnames and their variants
       Web published book: A history of the family of Sandford of Sandford, Askman, Howgill, and Helton 
       in the county of Westmoreland from the year 1174 to the present (circa 1920)
       by William Arthur Cecil Sandford.
    Descendants of Pierce Sanford of Orange Co., VA
       This site is focused on the Descendants of Pierce Sanford of Orange Co.

This Project's website is now hosted at

For basic information, visit World Families Network and check out the "Getting Started" block

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