The Whalen/Whelan/Phelan Surname yDNA Project has had new results for one of its members.
Kit 55192, family of John Phelan b 1715 Erill, Co Laois, Ireland matches 36/37 with Kit 84389, family of William Whalen born 1857 Philidelphia PA 36/37 match is considered a very tight match.We dont have any paper trail to connect the two families as yet.
We hope with more Phelan/Whelan/Whalen families testing we will find many more connections between families. We have 25 family lines represented so far, with results back for 21 and 4 new members awaiting results. Families can trace back toCo Waterford, Wexford, Cork, Kilkenny, Laois, Tipperary and Dublin.