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Re: Branch DNA sheds new light on surname
Posted by: Nichole Branch (ID *****5664) Date: December 13, 2010 at 16:41:03
In Reply to: Re: Branch DNA sheds new light on surname by Maurice Branch of 2143

Wow this is very interesting!! I didn't know there could be these tests to determine exactly what lineage you are from. I know of the name Peter Branch~when I was younger, my grandfather told me a story of our ancestor Peter Branch who sailed from England and something happened, the ship sunk but he survived and swam off the coast of Massachusetts. I don't know if this is REALLY my family lineage, since my family of Branches were mostly in Georgia, but I had traced up until Elias Branch, and whose family lived in NC. But like you say of the Caribbean Islands~ I had met a man from Barbados who said many people there have our surname!!

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