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Mayo

yDNA-based Surname Project
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Administrator: Wil May maygenealogy12@centurylink.net

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Results show families that match the Mayo families listed in the Background Section Identified Families are:

Mayo Family Group 1: Mayo Family Group 1: Descendants of Rev. John Mayo of Barnstable, MA

Mayo Family Group 2: Descendants of William Mayo of Isle of Wight County, VA

Mayo Family Group 3: Descendants of William Mayo of Isle of Wight County, VA

Mayo Family Group 4: Descendants of Valentine Mayo of Middlesex County, VA and More Distant Related Cousins

RESULTS THAT IMPACT PUBLISHED RESEARCH:

1) The Group 4 testers who trace to Valentine Mayo of Middlesex County, VA on to William Mayo of Isle of Wight and Group 2 testers who trace through William Mayo of (Beaufort/Edgecombe/Pitt/Martin Counties, NC) to William Mayo of Isle of Wight County, and Group 3 testers who trace through John Mayo of Beaufort County, NC to William Mayo of Isle of Wight County, VA are NOT DNA matched.

2) The Group 2 testers who trace to the May families of Franklin County, NC ARE DNA related to the Group 2 testers who trace to the Mayo families of (Beaufort/Edgecombe/Pitt/Martin Counties, NC) on to William Mayo of of Isle of Wight County, VA

3) The Group 1 testers who trace to Rev John Mayo of Barnstable, MA and the Group 2 testers who trace to the Mayo families of (Beaufort/Edgecombe/Pitt/Martin) on to William Mayo of of Isle of Wight County, VA ARE yDNA matched

4) November 2017, A tester proven to be from the immediate family of the authors of Kissin' Cousins: A Genealogy and History of the MAYO FAMILY of Pamlico, Beaufort, and Craven Counties in North Carolina  who trace their genealogy through John Mayo of Beaufort County, NC to William Mayo of Isle of Wight County, VA shows a zero percent match with the testers who also trace their genealogy through William Mayo of (Beaufort/Edgecombe/Pitt/Martin counties,  NC)  to William Mayo of Isle of Wight County, VA. The impact to accepted written genealogies is that William Mayo of (Beaufort/Edgecombe/Pitt/Martin counties,  NC) and John Mayo of Beaufort County, NC MAY NOT have been brothers,OR, one or both Group 2 and Group 3 testers may have paper genealogy errors.