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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.

Marie Ravennelle (1835-   ) is my 2X-great-grand mother.  She married Francois Langevin in 1860.  They emigrated to the USA in 1870 where they raised a family of four children in Carson City, Nevada.  I have not found a great deal of information about her ancestry.  Hopefully that will emerge through traditional research as well as this DNA Project.

This Ravenel 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

If you are a Ravenel male we encourage your participation by submitting your pedigree and ordering a test.  Let's help each other research this interesting family!



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