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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Nancy's notes for Agenda with links found online,
 sent to ELDER researchers before the
Glasgow DNA Meeting of Jan 18, 2014.
An ELDER researcher from "MAINE" DNA category will attend the meeting.

See:
McFARLANE Project:
at
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/MacFarlane

Administrators
Chevalier Terrance Gach MacFarlane          
          chevalier_gach_macfarlane@juno.com , Group Administrator
Andrew Macfarlane       clanman@orcon.net.nz , Group Co-Administrator
 Barbara Duff                  barbbduff@gmail.com , Group Co-Administrator
 Mary Helen Haines        mhhaines@aol.com , Group Co-Administrator
 Peter McFarland            petermcfarland80138@gmail.com , Group Co-Admin
 Robert Allan                   hamish@gmail.com , Group Co-Administrator

Y-DNA RESULTS CHART:
Includes Haplogroups:  R1b1a2a1a1b4
124448     Alexander McFarlane 1764---8 Nov 1852 Dunbartonshire Scotland  

"Dark Ages DF63 kinsmen to the earls of Lennox
  and thus to the Macfarlane chiefs and their cadets:        
208171     William Allan, b. ?, m. 1760 Kilconquhar Fife     Scotland            
                  R1b1a2a1a1b4
History:
...."Many of the rank and file of the clan took other names designating their vocation,
such as Stalker and Miller, while others adopted names from motives of prudence
when the clan came into conflict with the authorities.
As a result clan Macfarlane has many associated Sept surnames
and some bearing these names were originally Macfarlanes.
From the ancestral lands of Arrochar the Macfarlanes spread throughout the
Highlands and to Northern Ireland. Today Macfarlanes are found around the world. "

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KENNEDY PROJECT:
Jim Kennedy   jamesekennedy369@gmail.com , Group Administrator
at
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/kennedy
 ....
  279185     John Kennedy b. 1380     Scotland     R1b1a2a1a1b4g
                        others Ireland, etc.
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 "R-L165 Project"
at
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/R-L165Project
Title:
"R-L165 (S68) Project" -- R1b1a2a1a1b5b
Administrators
   Lori McLeod-Wilke     wilkes1@windstream.net , Group Administrator
   Alasdair Macdonald     alasdair@familytreedna.com , Group Co-Administrator
   Conrad Terrill               cwterrill@comcast.net , Group Co-Administrator
   Timothy McLeod          tim@mcleod-cabin.net , Group Co-Administrator

Nancy's notes:
-- McLEOD and MacDONALD families are found on ISLE of SKYE
      ALASDAIR MACDONALD has commented on
     ELDER and McDONALD on SKYE,  posted on my webpages
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/Skye.htm

Book:   "BRAVE SONS OF SKYE"  Page 219
Major-General SIR GEORGE ELDER , K.C.B.
        [Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath]
 ."...The Elders had fighting blood in their veins from both sides of the
house, ancestors of theirs (Stuart and Elder) having fought at
Culloden on the side of the Prince."

From Sleat Local History Society:
http://www.sleatlocalhistorysociety.org.uk/index.php/topic/48
  Emigration Article refers to Alexander Macdonald Elder and his father, John Elder.
   "MacDonald and Elder, the company that ran the stores in Isle Ornsay in the early 1800s, also acted as emigration agents."

SKYE ELDER kit (#172862) - Descendant of COLIN ELDER, has different Y-DNA markers than "MAINE" list, but always interesting to ELDER project.

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CAMP and KEMP Project:
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Kemp

Administrators
    Andrew KEMP       clan@kempfamilyhistory.com , Group Administrator
    John Cleary             johncleary@onetel.com , Group Co-Administrator

"Please consider also stopping by the one-name study (ONS)
which complements and enhances this DNA project, found
at
http://www.kempfamilyhistory.com
....Clicked on PLACES
at
http://www.kempfamilyhistory.com/places-oneletter.php?offset=1&tree=adkemp&psearch=Scotland

     Click on a place to show smaller localities.
.... CHOSE GLASGOW....
1. 51 Breadalbane St, Glasgow, Scotland
2. 7 Bannerman Rd, Glasgow, Scotland
3. Anderston District, Glasgow, Scotland
4. Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland (1)
5. Dennistoun, Glasgow, Scotland
6. Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland
7. Larak, Glasgow, Scotland
8. Patrick, Glasgow, Scotland (2)
9. Woodside, Glasgow, Scotland

Nancy's notes on Steamship builder, JOHN ELDER
webpage for GLASGOW:
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/Steamships.htm

Map for ELDER locations:
"1-9 WATER ROW," on the River Clyde,
near ELDER PARK, ELDER street and NAPIER Streets
FROM GLASGOW MAP: 
 http://goo.gl/maps/wfuMX

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LEDINGHAM project  - 4 kits  ( I-Viking - Aberdeenshire)
With long history article:
at
http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Ledingham

Administrators
    Alasdair Macdonald    alasdair@familytreedna.com , Group Administrator
    Iain Ledingham            iml@scotpad.co.uk , Group Administrator

Y-DNA RESULTS CHART:
I-L338+
245596     Ledingham  
        Ancestor:    
       Alexander Ledingham b1793 Banffshire/Aberdeenshire  Scotland  -   I1
and others...

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Using Google search:  "WWI Fromelles and DNA"
See an article:
at
http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/02/01/ww1.graves/index.html

--" the British and Australian ministries of defense were trying to get DNA samples
from relatives of those killed in hopes of identifying the bodies.

..."The commission will list as much information as possible on the
Fromelles headstones -- a name or a nationality if it can be determined, they said."

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Agenda for "DNA Interest Group for Scotland" Meeting Jan 18, 2014

"DNA INTEREST GROUP FOR SCOTLAND"
ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE MEETING -
TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW -  January 18, 2014,
posted
on WORDPRESS
at
http://gendnascotland.wordpress.com
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Programme
11.00              Greetings and introductions
11.10              Types of DNA test and DNA projects – A. Macdonald & J. Cleary
11.30              ISOGG and the need for a DNA forum for Scotland –
                         J. Cleary, A.   Macdonald & open discussion
12.00              Project briefings – brief reports from:
                      MacFarlane surname project;  Kennedy surname project;   
                       R-L165 haplogroup project (MacLeod/MacNeils etc);  [More about SNP's, I bet]
                      Camp and Kemp surname project;
                      Ledingham surname project;
                       WW1 Fromelle Project;
                      Scottish DNA geographical Project.
  Brief reports or announcements from other Projects
that have contacted the Organizers (including brief written reports)
(12.30 approx  Short break for tea and coffee)
1.30                Future planning of the DNA Interest Group  --  All present
1.55                                AOB
2.00                                Close

The full provisional programme can be downloaded through this link:
DIG Programme 18 January 2014  (Click on the Wordpress page)