Our surname of interest is KENDALL and any variation of the surname.
We are looking for participants and individuals interested in collaborating on family history and using genetic testing to assist our research efforts are encouraged to join. If you have one of the included surnames or a variation of them you can participate.
The Y-chromosome is gender specific and is only found in the male population. Parts (less than 1%) of the Y-chromosome can be used to identify one's direct paternal line. Males who participate must carry the Kendall surname OR descend directly in an unbroken paternal (male-to-male) line from a Kendall patriarch. You MUST provide your Kendall lineage and you MUST be tested.
We recommend all male members take the Advanced Paternal Lineage Test (Y-Chromosome 46). This test includes additional markers which provide a more precise comparison with other participants who also have the advanced test.
Ladies are extremely valuable to our study. They can locate and/or sponsor a male relative to participate in the DNA Study. Females may also join the study and take the Maternal Lineage Test (Mitochondrial DNA). This test will help you learn about the ancient ancestry and early human migrations of your maternal line forbearers. For both female and male participants.
Please contact me at ScottDKendall@gmail.com before you request to join the study.
One of our Kendall cousins, Scott Kendall, has dedicated himself to this important project and we here at The Tracks We Leave... support
Currently he is seeking a male descendant of the New England Kendall family line, most specifically that of Francis Kendall [1620-1708] and his wife Mary Tidd.