DNA research has now confirmed that a relationship exists between James and Catherine BRITTON. It is highly likely that they share the same father and would be siblings. Parents names are unknown at this time.
James married Mary LAIRD some time before 1820. James and Mary had at least 10 children.
↑ Emails, V Williams, PRINGLE R. 13 Dec 2014, 23 Mar 2015.
↑ ‘’Gedmatch triangulated group’’ confirmation of relationships between T019600, T717072; and A658271, overlapping shared segment of approx 16 cMs on Chromosome 17 from 65.9 to 72.7, www.gedmatch.com. Triangulated 27 May 2018.
↑ DNA Match - My Heritage, BRITTON/LAIRD - 2 x 3C confirmed shared cMs within expected range. Shared ancestors James Britton and Mary Laird.
Lineage for B-26/- #N88231 - descendant of this line.
Heritage World and the Genealogical Publishing Company, Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1837 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008), Ancestry.com, Record for James Britton.
England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014), Ancestry.com, Record for George Brittain.
1880 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1186; Family History Film: 1255186; Page: 70A; Enumeration District: 572; Image: 0142. Record for Andrew L. Britton.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with James by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with James: