They don't HAVE TO have the same chromosome 2 sequence. It's really nice
when it happens, because it makes it easy, but as in life, most things
AREN'T easy. Grrrr.
Researching: São Miguel island: Vila Franca, Ponta Garca, Ribeira Quente,
Ribeira das Tainhas, Achada
On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 8:52 PM, IslandRoutes <islandrou...@gmail.com> wrote:
> That gives me a little bit of a time frame to work with. I'm slowly
> piecing together my mid to early 1700s for the Pacheco line.
> Unfortunately, my direct Pacheco line end in a Pai Incognito, so if it's
> that line, then I will never know.
> It's interesting how DNA works out. I have another match on this same
> line. He had a pretty good idea of his ancestry through the mid-1700s. I
> was able to piece it together and figure out that he is my 5th cousin,
> meeting up with ancestors, Manoel de Mello and Barbara da Silva, married in
> 1794, Achada. My line stayed in Achada, his veered off to Pico de Pedra.
> He and my known Pacheco 3rd cousin (mentioned in the previous post) are
> not common matches for me. He doesn't have the chromosome 2 sequence.
> Yet, they both descend from the same ancestor. (She would be his 5th
> cousin the same way as I am.)
> On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 5:14:51 PM UTC-7, Cheri Mello wrote:
>> It goes back roughly 200 years from the birth of the testee. In your
>> case, the mid-1700s.
>> You could have a sticky segment from the early 1700s. Maybe one of your
>> ancestors had a couple of siblings who went out west to Pico. Just a couple
>> of scenarios.
>> Cheri Mello
>> Listowner, Azores-Gen
>> Researching: São Miguel island: Vila Franca, Ponta Garca, Ribeira Quente,
>> Ribeira das Tainhas, Achada
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