NOTE: My name is Carolynn Sue Howard Ison. My 23andMe DNA is under Carolynn Ison.
I am a watercolor artist living in Tennessee overlooking the TN river.
First-hand information. Entered by Sue Howard at registration.
Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 23andMe test match between Sue Howard-6191 and her 1st cousin Scott Cole. Their MRCA is their grandmother, Salyer-151 Nan Salyer. Predicted relationship from Gedcom A760445 and M344233: 1st Cousins, based on sharing 780.2 cM with largest segment of 53.8. Confidence: Extremely High.
Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 23andMe test match between Sue Howard-6191 and Bill Barnes. Their MRCA is Lewis Howard-6304, great-grandfather. Predicted relationship from Gedcom A054168 and M344233: Cousins.
If you want me to look up any information in the following books, I will be happy to help you:
"The Salyer Family" by Elizabeth Salyer
"The Howards of Eastern KY" by the Magoffin County Historical Society
"Minix Memories" by the Magoffin County Historical Society
"Samuel Salyer, the Legislator" by Magoffin County Historical Society
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Sue or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: