Yes, many Azores people show the Finnish/Northern Sibeiran. It's not
unusual. But as to why...I'll have to do some digging to find out.

Cheri Mello
Listowner, Azores-Gen
Researching: Vila Franca, Ponta Garca, Ribeira Quente, Ribeira das Tainhas,
Achada

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 10:50 AM, MaryAnn Santos <m...@nyu.edu> wrote:

> Yes, both my sister and I have 3% Finnish - both are parents are
> Portuguese - my mother's family is from São Miguel, Açores going back to
> late 1500s maybe earlier and my father's family is from mainland Portugal,
> Moimenta da Beira. Our mtDNA Haplogroup U5a1c.
>
> MaryAnn
>
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 1:29 PM, Kawika322 <oldschoo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I was looking at my Uncle's Family Finder My Origins results map and was
>> curious about how he has 4% from Finland and Northern Siberia. I am not
>> sure where that would have come from. He is Portuguese on both sides
>> (Azores on one half and Madeira on other). Obviously there were Azorean
>> settlers who originally came from all over Europe, such as Italy, Germany,
>> Flanders (Silveira), Spain, so I imagine that someone could have come from
>> that far north in Finland/Northern Sibeiria and their descendants
>> eventually made it to the Azores.
>>
>> Does anyone else or their family have Finland/Northern Siberian results
>> from Azorean ancestry? I do have a few pai incongnitos in the records from
>> the Azores, so it could come from that as well.
>>
>> Any ideas or thoughts or ideas would be helpful.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> David
>>
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