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Barry Downs

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Barry W. Downs
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Account confirmed 18 Apr 2017 | Barry's 1122 contributions | 124 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 18 Apr 2017
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  • First-hand information. Entered by Barry Downs at registration.
  • Downs, Barry W. The Sanders Family of Edmonson County, Kentucky: First Families of the Forks. 1989. McDowell Publications. Utica, Kentucky.
  • Downs, Barry W. and Percy Ray Downs, Jr., The Decker Family of Grayson County Kentucky, 1986. McDowell Publications. Utica, KY

DNA Confirmation

  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 40.3-cM X-Chromosome match between Barry W. Downs GEDmatch A063195 and his 5th Cousin Bill Vincent GEDmatch A660845. Their MCRA is Anna (Gordon) Sanders. (There is no automatic way to show this X-Chromosome relationship on WikiTree.)
  • Parental relationship is confirmed by a 2,623 cM match between Barry W. Downs GEDmatch A063195 and his sister Linda (Downs) Raymer GEDmatch A386129.

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Barry is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
I would like to collaborate with others who are researching the Decker family
I would like to collaborate with others who are researching the Downs family
I would like to collaborate with others who are researching the Sanders family as my mother's maiden name was Sanders

DNA Tested
Barry Downs's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Barry or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
  • Barry Downs: Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 37 markers, haplogroup R-M269, FTDNA kit #B221021
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On 26 Apr 2018 at 06:14 GMT Bill Vincent Ph.D. wrote:

On 2 Jan 2018 at 02:18 GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:


Wish you a Happy New Year. May 2018 bring you all you need to be happy.

Congratulation for adding your contributions in December. Whatever the quantity of your contributions, they all count. As we always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

On 1 Jul 2017 at 07:22 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

Hello Barry,

I'd like to invite you to join in the "Weekend Chat" on G2G Today!

Share personal successes, stories about ancestors, tips, projects you are working on, or anything else you wish.

New members stop in and say Hello, introduce yourself, share your story, or ask for help.

Pilots, Mentors, and Leaders of all kinds please add something... your advice is always greatly appreciated.

Hope to see you there!

On 19 Jun 2017 at 15:56 GMT Bill Vincent Ph.D. wrote:

Robert Redford and Barry are 7th Cousins Once Removed.

On 23 May 2017 at 17:45 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:


This week we have your last stop on the guided tour. Hopefully, you're feeling like a WikiTree pro! If not, you can always revisit the tour stops via the comment boxes on the right side of your profile.

You've covered a lot of ground the past few weeks. Today, we want to give you just a few more tools that can take you even deeper into the WikiTree forest without getting lost: How to Dig a Little Deeper.

Please do not hesitate to ask questions!

Thanks, WikiMesssenger Cindy

PS Good work! Have you explored on your ancestors profiles at the bottom right of the page is "Research" where you can find sources and more information. Give it a try!

On 16 May 2017 at 16:11 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Hi Barry,

You may have been hard at work getting connected to family members who are already here and adding those who were missing. You probably have at least a few profiles that you manage now.

There's a fast and easy way to access those profiles using the Watchlist. So, this week we're going to look at How to Manage Your Watchlist.

As always, your questions are always welcome. ~Mary

On 13 May 2017 at 23:25 GMT Bill Vincent Ph.D. wrote:

On 13 May 2017 at 23:22 GMT Bill Vincent Ph.D. wrote:

On 9 May 2017 at 22:52 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

Hey Again,

You've been here for three weeks now! We hope your profiles are starting to come together and that you've enjoyed getting to know us a little better.

You're probably getting a good feel for the collaborative nature of WikiTree by now. We know that collaboration isn't always easy. So, we've put together a few pointers that can make working in this type of environment a little easier: How to be a Successful WikiTreer.

Don’t hesitate to ask questions as that is the only way we gain knowledge!

Thanks, Cindy

On 2 May 2017 at 20:42 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

It's time for your next stop on your guided tour. This week, we'd like to introduce you to our community and show you some ways to get more involved and stay up to date on everything that's going on: How to Join in the Community.

As always, your questions are welcome!

Thanks, Cindy

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