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John Knight

John Knight DNA breakthrough

John Knight The family of John Knight (1812-1912) grew up with the story that he was the illegitimate son of Emanuel Hungerford [E]. Now, two hundred years later, we have proof. Who was John Knight? John Knight was born in County Cork, Ireland, in 1812. He came to Australia in 1828 on the Alexander Henry […]

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DNA2Tree – A Discovery Tool

How do you deal with all that data in your AncestryDNA results when your matches don’t provide family trees or when the names in their trees don’t look familiar? In past posts, we’ve advised you to start with your closest matches and look at their shared matches. We’ve also talked about colour coding them using […]

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DNA Opportunities

If you have been pondering doing a DNA test, then now might be the time. We have two special offers for HAFS members only – 10 Ancestry DNA kits at special prices, and FamilyTreeDNA Y-DNA and mt-DNA kits for people who can help us solve a puzzle. Why not join HAFS now if you want […]

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