4th Cousin

Genetic genealogy is the application of genetics to traditional genealogy. Genetic genealogy involves the use of genealogical DNA testing to determine the level and type of the genetic relationship between individuals.
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4th Cousin

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How much DNA are you expected to share with a 4th cousin?
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darkerhorse wrote: 13 Jun 2021, 00:39 How much DNA are you expected to share with a 4th cousin?
Approximately 1% -- 2% is usually a 3rd cousin...
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So, if my 4th cousin is 65% South European, 13% Middle Eastern, and the rest low confidence then that implies absolutely nothing about me.
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darkerhorse wrote: 13 Jun 2021, 01:19 So, if my 4th cousin is 65% South European, 13% Middle Eastern, and the rest low confidence then that implies absolutely nothing about me.
In the big scheme of things, you are correct. You could show traces of all those ancestries, but they would be mixed with the successive generations which might or might not be the same/similar...
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