Can you prove if she was of American Indian descent? She is my 2nd great grandmother. I have taken a ancestry DNA test.

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WikiTree profile: Eleanor Hood
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Her parents:

Name: Gincy Copeland
Age: 42
Birth Year: abt 1808
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1850: Carrollton, Carroll, Arkansas
Gender: Female
Family Number: 101
Household Members:
Name Age
Green Copeland 44
Gincy Copeland 42
Nancy Copeland 18
Elendor J Copeland 16
William Copeland 14
John Copeland 12
Elizabeth Copeland 10
Josiah Copeland 8
Marion Copeland 6
Taylor Copeland 2
 

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See this blog post

http://dna-explained.com/2015/03/31/finding-your-american-indian-tribe-using-dna/

and this

http://dna-explained.com/2012/12/18/proving-native-american-ancestry-using-dna/

and also upload your raw data to GEDmatch.com and try their admix calculators
by Kitty Cooper G2G6 (8.3k points)
selected by Steve Schmidt

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