It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Gideon 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 DNA with Gideon:
I've also transcribed a few of Gideon's letters and papers, and electronic copies are available from me. As far as I know, none of these have been published. Included are letters to or from Franklin Steele, Gov. Ramsey, Thomas Williamson, an account of Joseph Renville, and private comments about the Rev. Frederick Stanley.
Some of Gideon's diaries have been transcribed and annotated. For a free electronic copy, e-mail Steve St. Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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