Tedford DNA project

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About us

We all know the surname TEDFORD, TELFORD, TILFORD is not common therefore it has for many years been believed that we of that name were relate.  

Genetic DNA testing is now proving not all of us are related with this surname and it's various spellings. We are for the first time in history finding answers in Y-DNA genetic genealogy testing.

With the use of our YDNA and atDNA surname project we now have the means to prove connections.   Many genealogists run into brick walls from public records being lost or destroyed by fire or some other calamity.

Are we related to Tedford, Tilford, Telford,Telfer, Thetford, Thedfdord families in Scotland, Ireland and England or Europe?

We encourage males with the Tedford-Telford-Tilford surname residing in Scotland, North Ireland, Ireland or the UK to Y-DNA test and represent your family line to participate in the DNA project.  We recommend the Y-37 DNA marker test for best results in this project.   Please contact Administrators Janet Burks and Ted Tedford for details.

Our surname project is participating in the Family Finder autosomal DNA test.  Both males and females can take the test.  If you have a male or female Tedford-Tilford-Telford  ancestor in your lineage tree down to seven generations it will show you cousin matches both paternal and maternal.  You are welcome to join our Y DNA project!

Please contact us for more information. 

Project volunteer Administrators:

Janet Burks email: jm@burksfam.net

Ted Tedford email: CROWNT@aol.com