Tag Archives: Manning

Keep Trees Wide, Not Deep – Example: Mannin/Barnett

Brown-Montran Research DNA Research Mannin/Manning/Brown During the last meeting of the Maine Genealogical DNA Interest Group, someone asked if it is better to have a tree that is deep or a tree that is wide. I mentioned that, for autosomal … Continue reading

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My Male Ancestors – Birth, Death, and Age at Death

Brown/Montran Research Roberts/Barnes Research One of the reasons that I enjoy Randy Seaver’s blog, Genea-Musings is that he regularly makes me realize the missing branches I have in my tree leaves have lots more to do on my tree.  His … Continue reading

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Barnett Surname

Surname Saturday Brown/Manning/Barnett I only have one known direct Barnett ancestor, my 5th great grandmother, Catherine Barnett (Ancestor #209) on the Brown line. However, I have some 35 other known Barnetts identified in my family tree. Several Barnetts married into … Continue reading

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James Robert Mannin (1867-1937) – Second Great Grand Uncle

James Robert Mannin  (1867-1937) – Second Great Grand Uncle I don’t know much about my second great grandfather John William Manning. I thought I might learn more by researching his son, my great grandmother’s (Mary Elizabeth Manning Brown) half brother … Continue reading

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Ancestry DNA, Cousin Bonnie, & Rachael Fugate Manning

I recently connected with a third cousin I hadn’t known of through Ancestry DNA. We knew we were a match, but my cousin’s tree was private. After contacting her, she shared her tree with me and we quickly determined our … Continue reading

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My DNA Projects – 1 October 2014

Where I am at with my various DNA Projects, October 1st, 2014. Ancestry.Com I was mightily disappointed when Ancestry quit support for their Y-DNA testing. I was surprised to see that my results and other information was still on Ancestry, … Continue reading

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