dna research on Antoine Broussard 1271

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My son had his Dna done thru Ancestory recently .  How to we get

Dna match to see is Antoine Broussard is Charles 1 comte de Valois is his

son or not?  This is in our family tree.
in Genealogy Help by Debra Brown G2G Crew (420 points)
retagged by Mags Gaulden

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Ancestry's DNA test is an autosomal test, and not likely to give you any useful information about a connection to an ancestor born in 1271. It only goes back 5-6 generations. Is your son's surname Broussard? Does he have a direct Broussard male line back to Antoine Broussard? If yes, you may be able to find a connection by having him take a yDNA test from Family Tree DNA. First join the Broussard surname project: https://www.familytreedna.com/group-join.aspx?Group=Broussard and you will save some money on the cost of the test. I'd recommend he take a yDNA 37 marker test to start.
by Kay Wilson G2G6 Pilot (187k points)
selected by John Beardsley
Thank you for info!  No his last name is not Broussard.
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Hey Debra,

I re-tagged your post with DNA so the project people will get this post in their feed.

I Googled Brossard DNA Project and came up with the Brossard DNA Project

Look through the names especially the MDA (most distant ancestors) and see if you can find someone who shares your lineage.  That would be where I would start.

Be interesting to do some searching for him in specific.  Also, sdd his profile to WikiTree so that others may find a connection to him and possibly a connection to you.

Hope this helps!

Mags

by Mags Gaulden G2G6 Pilot (551k points)
thank you for the info .  What I found is the Brassier name under

Benjamin Benois Brassier is my 8 th Great Grandfather.  Too far back to

tell with the Dna Test , we had done.

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