updated November 2017

(Mc)Skimming family DNA

Samples of DNA have been tested by www.ancestry.co.uk and uploaded to gedmatch.com

The results give an ethnicity estimate of 56% from Great Britain, 40% from Ireland and traces from the Caucasus and Western Europe.

Ancestry have suggested quite a few matches with the DNA of other members, most of whom live in USA , their ancestors having emigrated to USA in the 18th or 19th centuries.

Matches of interest are:

Skimming / McSkimming

There is an identifiable match through Thomas Skimming and his wife Henrietta Aitken to an ancestry member with the user Id of MelanieSinclair. Thomas and Henrietta's daughter Henrietta married John P. Corson in 1879.

Baillie

There is an identifiable match through the Chisholm / Hall / Baillie line to an ancestry member with the user Id of N.P.

Tait

There is an identifiable match through the Jamieson / Tait line to an ancestry member with the user Id of B.A.

Duff

There is a possible match through the Jamieson / Duff line to an Ancestry member with the user Id of BettyCline75. The actual common ancestor can not be identified but if it could, this would prove that Hugh Jamieson was the son of Michael Jamieson and Mary Duff.

Campbell

There is a possible match through the Chisholm / Hall / Campbell line to an Ancestry member with the user Id of duhammon. The actual common ancestor can not be identified.

Jamieson

There is an identifiable match through the Jamieson line via Samina and Margaret, daughters of Hugh Jamieson and Agnes Tait to an Ancestry member with the user ID of D.T.

There is also an identifiable match via Hugh and Agnes's son Halbert and daughter Margaret to a descendant of Halbert's daughter, Margaret Allison Jamieson who married Stephen Higdon. The ancestry member Id. of this match is Christina Trainor.

There are a number of other matches to the Jamieson line, but to date, no common ancestors can be identified for them.

One of these matches is to an Ancestry member with the user ID of M.D.
M.D. has Jamieson ancestors from Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire going back to the early 1800's and Peacock ancestors from Kirkcudbrightshire also in the 1800's

Paterson or Patterson

There is an identifiable match through the Chisholm / Paterson line to an ancestry member with the user Id of pamadams146.


My Ancestry user Id is GeorgeMcSkimming


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