Our Murray DNA Surname Project is seeking participants who are interested in the use of DNA contributions for genealogical purposes. Currently our project has approx 201 participants- 186 active representing thousands of Murray families over time. The majority of these have found yDNA (male line) and also mTDNA (maternal line) matches within the surname project.
This is very exciting for those families concerned whereby they have finally found solid leads after years or even decades of frustrating brick walls.
Our participants reside in the British Isles, Canada, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & elsewhere and represent thousands of families of Murrays, McMurrays, Murrows, Morrows and other surname variations.
It has been a very interesting discovery to have found participants matching within Murray-McMurray & Morrow-Murrah-Murrow lines which has determined that each of these families were at one time descended from the same common ancestor. The participants have discovered their common ancestors back in Scotland-Ulster-Ireland & England much to their surprise.
Also, other particpants have matched 67/67 exact match: a Murray male age 94 born in Scotland & a Morrow male aged 45 born USA-age 45 whose common ancestor was back to 1770 circa- yet the DNA result was identical, even after the intervening 240 years!
If you might be interested in joining our project please visit the following website and click on the links on the left hand side of the page to see the results to date.