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DNA matches way back in the 1600s.

benny1982

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A possible distant rellie on Ancestry says she has DNA matches with male people (direct or collateral I suppose) going back to the 1600s. And has a DNA match to someone born in the mid 1600s. Is this possible for recombinant DNA technology to be able to do this now?
 

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That would probably be the only way lol. I think the matches on Ancestry are to be taken with a pinch of salt, especially with autosomal DNA as far back as the 1600s.
 

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