On GEDmatch what does 3.2 gen mean with a match?

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My mother was a foundling  born sometime in June 1917.and I have no information on her parents or her ancestors. She was approx  2 weeks old when found.

2 of my siblings and I have matched  ranging between 3.3% 238 cm and 2.7% 176 cm.

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edited by Peter Roberts

2 Answers

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Hi Anonymous,

I found a pretty good narrative explained here https://www.gengenaus.com/2017/03/25/gedmatch-generations/

Hope this helps.
by Steve McCabe G2G6 Pilot (363k points)
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Hi Anonymous, You might find the DNA Painter Shared cM Tool useful for assessing which relationships might be possible for that amount of shared DNA.

by Lynda Crackett G2G6 Pilot (633k points)
edited by Peter Roberts

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