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From sperm donor to ‘Dad’: When strangers with shared DNA become a family

Thanks to 23andMe and Ancestry.com, more donor-conceived children are connecting with each other and their biological parents, forming a new kind of modern family.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/sperm-donor-dad-when-strangers-shared-dna-become-family-n937366

Scientists discover DNA proving original Native Americans were White | protothemanews.com

Scientists discover DNA proving original Native Americans were White | protothemanews.com
— Read on en.protothema.gr/scientists-discover-dna-proving-original-native-americans-were-white/

Cherokee blood: Why do so many Americans believe they have Cherokee ancestry?

“I cannot say when I first heard of my Indian blood, but as a boy I heard it spoken of in a general way,” Charles Phelps, a resident of Winston-Salem i …
— Read on www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2015/10/cherokee_blood_why_do_so_many_americans_believe_they_have_cherokee_ancestry.html

Opinion | The Historians Versus the Genealogists – The New York Times

The first look at the past and say, “This matters.” The second say, “This matters to me.” We need both perspectives.
— Read on mobile.nytimes.com/2018/04/12/opinion/sunday/historians-versus-genealogists.html

What Are Second Cousins Vs. Cousins Once Removed – Simplemost

What Are Second Cousins Vs. Cousins Once Removed – Simplemost
— Read on www.simplemost.com/difference-second-cousins-cousins-removed/

Simple chart for genealogy fans or if you can’t remember where people stand at your family reunion.

Succession of Scottish Kings (850 – 1100 CE)

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Cináed mac Ailpín (850 – 860 CE) 

Often known as Kenneth I 
– King of the Picts
– according to national myths, was the first king of Scots
– son of Alpin king of Dal Riata

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Kenneth I 

DOMNALL mac Alpin (860 – 864 CE) 

Often known as Donald I 
son of Alpin king of Dal Riata ; brother of Kenneth 1
– King of the Picts

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Donald I

Causantín mac Cináeda (864 – 877 CE) 

Often known as Constantine I
– son of Kenneth 1
– King of the Picts

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Constantine I

Áed mac Cináeda (877 – 878 CE) 

Often known as  Áedh
– son of Kenneth I
– King of the Picts

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Giric mac Dúngail (878 – 889 CE) 

Often known as Giric
– son of Donald I
– King of the Picts or King of Alba

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Domnall mac Causantín (889 – 900 CE) 

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