Re: Gilbert Bates of VA & DNA & New England
Request retraction.You misquote Bfoov (Bates family of
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old Virginia) when you say....
Never-the-less BFOOV goes out on a limb and makes a positive ID, as a direct ancestor of the Gilbert line, one "John Bates" born in Hempstead/ Hempsted, Long Island, NY in 1664.
For educational purposes,
a matching DNA means that back in time, the two matching kits had a common ancestor.
Bates web site