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Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion DNA Testing (male y-DNA) in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Hi Alexander, As you know, Samuel Duncan Oliphant is descended from Andrew Oliphant. As yet, we have not been able to link Andrew to any other branch of Oliphants. We really want to know where Andrew is from. Any chance of doing a DNA test…"
Sep 9, 2010
Roddy Oliphant replied to Joshlyn Benjamin Hargrove's discussion Oliphants in Georgia in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Hi Nneka, If you let me about your Oliphants and I will let you know what I have on your line. I have been "at it" for nearly four decades, so I have gathered a lot of information. More importantly, I know a lot of people who have done…"
Dec 25, 2009
Roddy Oliphant left a comment for JAMES A. OLIPHANT
"Hi James, Have you ever thought about joining the Oliphant DNA project? You would learn a great deal about your family from it. Roddy."
Dec 6, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in England, Netherlands & Europe at large in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"I have no idea how many Oliphants there are in the rest of Europe - I suspect that the name has even been corrupted - I wondered when I saw this: Oehlhafen (say it phonetically fast) - there really are people with that name - are they related? Who…"
Dec 6, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in Africa in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"So far as I know, most of the white Oliphants in South Africa are descended from the Aberdeenshire Oliphants. It is believed that most, if not all of the native African Oliphants have adopted the name as a generic term relating either to the river…"
Dec 6, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Joshlyn Benjamin Hargrove's discussion Oliphants in Georgia in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"There seems to have been an earlier Alice E Oliphant in GA:- Pollett Cemetery Inscriptions Johnson County, GA POLLETT CEMETERY JOHNSON COUNTY, GEORGIA The Pollette Family Cemetery is located near the Tom Community in what used to be known as…"
Dec 5, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in the Southern USA-VA, NC, SC, GA, KY, TN in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Rich, The MD Oliphants are a larger group than they even know. It is curious how the Duncan Oliphant descendants have researched and researched and yet have no real books (yet) to speak of about themselves and the MD Oliphants have not got such…"
Nov 16, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in Scotland: Aberdeen in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"This is an old and large branch of the family. Some of them have remained in Scotland but there are also some in South Africa that we know of. We also have the DNA for this branch so if anyone wants to join the DNA project then follow the links…"
Nov 16, 2009
Roddy Oliphant and Jeanie DiLeonardo are now friends
Nov 15, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in Scotland: Perth in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"See also Gordon MacGregor's work, "The Red Book of Perthshire". It is amazing for the information which it holds."
Nov 14, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in TX, OK, KS, AR, MS in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"William J Oliphant was the son of William Oliphant who came from Dunfermline in Fife in Scotland. The family moved around the States before ending up in Austen, TX. We know a lot about the genealogy of this family but not DNA yet. A great many of…"
Nov 14, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in the Southern USA-VA, NC, SC, GA, KY, TN in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Hi Jeanie, I think that I have said in an e-mail, but for the benefit of others, we have the DNA of one of James Oliphant and Temperance Williams's descendants and know that he is part of the Maryland Oliphant DNA group. The ancestry of James…"
Nov 13, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in the Southern USA-VA, NC, SC, GA, KY, TN in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Hi Vandra, So far we do not have a father for James. The DNA of a male descendant from James is identical to the DNA of descendants of Robert Oliphant and Abigail Davenport. Clearly they are closely related. There were a few other people who may…"
Nov 13, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion DNA Testing (male y-DNA) in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Hi Alex, Rich is right about FamilytreeDNA.com. They are where the Oliphant DNA project is and also they are offering a discount at the moment so it is a very good time to strike. I would go for the 37 marker test which is currently…"
Nov 13, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Duncan Oliphant, Man of Mystery in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Hi Alex, Samuel Duncan Oliphant is not related to Duncan Oliphant (as far as we know). He gets the Duncan part of his name from his mother:- 4/. Samuel Duncan Oliphant b-1 Aug 1824, PA d-23 Oct 1904, Trenton, New Jersey married Mary Coulter…"
Nov 13, 2009
Roddy Oliphant replied to Richie C.'s discussion Oliphants in Scotland: Fife in the group Oliphant (Olyphant, Olivant, Olifant, etc.)
"Hi Ronnie, Laurence Oliphant the Minister of Newburgh was actually styled of Kilmarone, which he sold. He was the fourth generation to own it. His great grandfather, Peter Oliphant of Kilmarone was the brother of William Oliphant, younger of…"
Nov 13, 2009

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Oliphant; Olliphant; Oliver; Olivant; Olifent; Olliveant; and any other varioations of the name.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
All
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
The Oliphant clan
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Just interested.
Do you have a genealogy website or blog?
http://www.clanoliphant.com

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At 5:48pm on October 15, 2009, Jeanie DiLeonardo said…
Welcome to GW, Roddy - I've seen your postings on the Oliphants around the www before. Glad to have you with us.
 
 
 

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