Peter James Roberts

Peter Roberts

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Peter J. Roberts
Born 1950s.
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Peter J. Roberts is the son of Bert L. Roberts[1][2][3] and Nan Dekle.[4][5] He was born in 1959 at Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas. He was named Peter after his father's mentor Peter Van Vlaanderen of Ridgewood, New Jersey who was a Winter resident in Nassau. He was given the middle name of James after his maternal grandmother's father Rev. James Miller Rustin of Meigs, Georgia. His godparents were Cam and Helen Taylor of London, Ontario, Canada.

Peter J. Roberts is a retired associate professor and archivist from Georgia State University. He has a B.A. in art history from Emory University and an M.A.T. in museum education from The George Washington University. He has had an interest in genealogy since 1975 and has been exploring genetic genealogy since March 2003. He is the administrator for the Bahamas DNA Project YDNA mtDNA atDNA and three surname DNA projects, namely Roberts, Sasser, and Rustin. He is a past regional coordinator for the Atlanta area for the International Society of Genetic Genealogy. He is a life member of the Clan Donnachaidh Society. In WikiTree he is a leader of the Bahamas Project and the DNA Project.

Peter J. Roberts

Peter was featured in a Meet Our Members Post on the WikiTree Blog!
RootsTech Attendee: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

The Relationship Finder shows Charlemagne, Carolingian-77 is the 18th great grandfather of John Talbot-6 and John Talbot-6 is the 16th great grandfather of Peter J. Roberts-7085 See Charlemagne's DNA...

Peter J. Roberts' blogs (mostly about WikiTree and DNA)

Noteworthy G2G Postings

When is DNA testing too much of a good thing?

What should you do with your full sequence mtDNA results?

Are you using auDNA segments which are less than 7 cM?


Using DNA and WikiTree to Find our Bahamian Ancestral Heritage, May 1st and 2nd, 2015

DNA and WikiTree: Where We are and Where We are Going RootsTech recording of Feb 10th, 2017

How to Make the Most of the DNA Features on WikiTree Recording of Feb 11th, 2017 WikiTree LiveCast

Autosomal DNA Ethnic Admixture and Ancestry

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Native American mtDNA

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Table of My Known Ancestors within Ten Generations

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Known Ancestors within 2,000 years with errors

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My Gateway Ancestors to the Global Family Tree

Rebecca Wise Ancestry


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Homes of the ancestors of Peter J. Roberts

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Maud Chaworth (c. 1282 - bef 1322)



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Beauchamp-74 Died in the plague

My Most Distant Cousins via Relationship Finder




Canine Genetics

DNA testing of my potcake dog from Nassau, Bahamas

Digital Afterlife (thanks to Mags)

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  1. Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 37 out of 37 Y-DNA marker match between this Family Tree DNA yDNA test for Peter Roberts and this Family Tree DNA yDNA test of his paternal line cousin Roberts-7266.
  2. Paternal relationship is also confirmed by a 1828.2 cM Family Finder match between Peter Roberts GEDmatch T412069 and his paternal aunt Betty Maxwell GEDmatch T527089.
  3. Paternal relationship is also confirmed by a triangulated group consisting of Peter Roberts GEDmatch T412069, Kris Sjostrom GEDmatch A936004 and Elizabeth Collins GEDmatch T688604 sharing a 10.8 cM segment on chromosome 1 from 163621974 to 173712569.
  4. Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 1417.42 cM Family Finder match between Peter Roberts GEDmatch T412069 and his maternal uncle Dekle-6 GEDmatch T559569.
  5. Maternal relationship is also confirmed by a 49 cM X chromosome match from 2,904,827 to 32,262,167 between Peter Roberts GEDmatch T412069 and his male fifth cousin twice removed Anonymous Turner GEDmatch T685002.

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Peter is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
Want to learn more about my early Colonial Virginia African-American ancestry.
A surname of one of my early ancestors from the Bahamas and Bermuda.
Seeking collaboration with anyone interested in Bahamian genealogy.
My paternal grandmother's maiden surname from the Bahamas.
Interested in WikiTree's Black Sheep Project and the International Black Sheep Society of Genealogists (IBSSG).
My mother's maiden surname from the Georgia. Looking for another Dekle male to have a Y chromosome test.
Interested in ways for WikiTree to improve its DNA features for genetic genealogists.
Want to make better use of this program in WikiTree
Interested in the ancestry of surnames related to this Scottish clan.
Want to learn more about my African-American ancestry.
Interested in discussions related to Family Tree DNA and genetic genealogy.
Interested in ways to integrate GEDmatch and WikiTree.
Interested in associated surnames, haplogroup age, and geographic distribution.
Interested in the age and geographic distribution of this mitochondrial DNA haplogroup.
Interested in the use of mitochondrial DNA to confirm direct maternal line ancestry.
A surname of one of my early ancestors from the Bahamas.
My maternal grandmother's maiden name from Georgia.
My mother's maternal grandmother's maiden surname from Georgia and North Carolina.
Interested in the use of the X chromosome to confirm ancestry.
Interested in the use of the Y chromosome to confirm direct paternal line ancestry.

DNA Tested
Peter Roberts's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Peter or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Peter Roberts: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup I3c, Mitosearch 97ZDB, FTDNA kit #8867
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Peter:

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On 23 Mar 2018 at 20:11 GMT Carla (Taylor) Tucker wrote:

Hi Peter

Aunt Hazel passed away a few months ago. I recently added her gedmatch number to her profile. I do own her test on Ancestry.


On 14 Mar 2018 at 15:50 GMT Lance Martin wrote:

No. We have not both taken it. Sometimes, however, I want more privacy and if I sent my privace to red the mt-DNA test will still propogate.

On 14 Mar 2018 at 13:52 GMT Lance Martin wrote:

Thanks for the mito search number. I had given up on that. I tried and tried and it never seemed to work

On 23 Feb 2018 at 21:44 GMT Terry Linthicum wrote:

Picked you sorta at random because of your good looking hard hat. Just wondering if anyone has thought about a Colonial Quakers project. My particular interest is for Southern MD. Rumored there are records some where in Quaker libraries but finding where seems to be a complex issue/

On 7 Jan 2018 at 19:25 GMT George Rose wrote:


George F. Rose from Bermuda here. As you requested many moons ago, I have changed my privacy profile - I think? Sorry for the delay. Regards George

On 2 Jan 2018 at 18:00 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 I always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

On 13 Nov 2017 at 10:00 GMT Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen wrote:

Please check your pending merges.



On 26 Oct 2017 at 14:36 GMT Janet (Langridge) Wild wrote:

Hi Peter

Hope you are well. Just dropped by to say thank you for your contributions to the community's shared tree. Every contribution is appreciated you are doing a wonderful job of support others. You obviously love what you do Thank you

Janet Member of the Wikitree Appreciation Team

On 15 Oct 2017 at 20:03 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

On 3 Oct 2017 at 01:47 GMT Lin (Fornel) Dickerson wrote:

Thank you for all you do.

Lin Fornel Fornel-1

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Queen Elizabeth II Peter is 21 degrees from Charles Darwin, 20 degrees from Amelia Earhart, 18 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor and 26 degrees from Gilly Wood on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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