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Jerry E Stephens
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  • Edmond, OK
  • United States
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Stephens, McCarty. Miller, Stringer, Hebert, Stewart, Woods, Glenn, Duncan, Nelson
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France, Germany
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
My original goal was simply to learn more about my family. The initial impetus was to organize my own mother's extensive notes and files which I inherited at her death. I started with a family line that I knew little about other than the surname. This led deep into Scottish and northern English history. Much of that confirmed what I had known as conventional wisdom. This was then supplemented by several DNA tests. The test results opened up a French heritage I knew nothing about. Now I'm hooked.

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Hebert surname assistance

I've asked this question on the French-Canadian list but it's really much broader than that one list. Do you know anything about the French surname HEBERT and its possible connection to Scotland. DNA tests I've taken show some significant French heritage connections: most of the closest surname y-DNA results are all men with the HEBERT surname. One of these men has told me of a significant number of MAXWELL surname ancestors. Those MAXWELLS are all Scottish as are the MAXWELLS in my own…

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Posted on August 13, 2015 at 9:33am

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