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Dunbar Y-DNA


Will you discover unknown ancestors by joining the Dunbar Y-DNA project? Below are a few actual success stories that some of our Project Participants have discovered using DNA. Will DNA testing help you as it has the men below? What's holding you back? Stop wondering and "JOIN" the Project today !!

Success Stories


- I have been working on our Family genealogy since the 1980's and could only get back to 1780 Bucks County, Pennsylvania with no known ancestor connections other then my Father’s direct line of descent. With this Project, in less than a year, I have found new cousins and discovered my family descends from the House of Dunbar c975 Scotland.  It was the best money I ever spent.  I could have saved a lot of time and money if only this new research tool had been available 20 years ago.  

- The Dunbar Y-DNA Project has its second 67/67 "exact" marker match. The first 67/67 match was between two Robert of Hingham, MA 1693, USA descendants. The 2nd exact match….Both men have completely different pedigrees…one ancestor immigrated to Canada…..the other to America. We'd have never put these two men together if not for DNA testing. Plus, due to extensive Ireland research by one of these Participants, we may have found a descendant of the brother of their ancestor. Both Participants are scrambling to prove that connection. To top it off, we may have found the whereabouts of a third brother.

- One Participant has been trying to prove descent from William & Catherine Dunbar of Meeting House Springs, PA c1730 for many years. He lacked the actual paper proof, but all evidence pointed to descent. An APB was broadcast on this Forum for an actual descendant of William & Catherine and William Dunbar, III stepped in, tested, and proved this man's long sought after evidence using DNA. Plus, both of these men have found 6 additional new cousins they didn't know they had before the Project.

- Four men made this next story a success. 3 are what we call "John of CT 1694" descendants. Each tested and verified they all descend from John Dunbar 1694. However, John of CT has never been able to get back across the "pond". It wasn't until another man joined the Project, with a completely different pedigree that dates back to 1780 Castle Fin, Ireland, that we found success. All "John of CT" descendants now have a new area of the world to research withhope of finding their shared common ancestry with this man in Ireland.

- There are now 70+ men who've discovered they share common ancestry with a UK Lord Lyons Court verified Crinan c975 descendant. Will your DNA show you do too?

Y-DNA testing can determine if you share a common ancestor with another Dunbar or group of Dunbar's. DNA testing will not uncover health problems nor can it be used for any identity profiling such as paternity, alimony, or anything legal. To find out how DNA testing can help with your research, please visit our website below.




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