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Subject: Re: WARD surname
Date: Saturday, June 04, 2016
Of course, you may use it.
Hoping to find and attract active Ward family researchers of this line to join our dna-based project at FTDNA.
They need to connect on paper somehow to Absolom Ward, have Wards in Hempstead Co, AR in the 1830s - 1860s, or have dna matching to one or more of the cousins in our project. BTW, anyone with family legends of Native American heritage should google snp d9s919. This is available at FTDNA. Not everyone has it, but if you do, it's conclusive there is "Indian blood" in your background.
We hope this project will help us resolve many of the mysteries associated with our Ward family and ancestry.