Lee Surname DNA Project

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Member Count: 372
Lea , Lee , Leigh

The Lee (also Lea / Leigh) DNA research project is seeking additional Lee male participants interested in using Y-DNA testing as a tool in their genealogy research on Lee lines in North America and Europe.

The Lee surname project began in 2003 with our co-admin, Robert E. Lee Jr., trying to clarify relations between two Lee families which had migrated from MD to SC around 1770. Thanks to early success through the DNA project via Family Tree's testing and a number of involved and generous Lee researchers, this site now has at least 15 different Lee lines and numerous matches have been found. The research team also shares information with other Lee DNA studies around the world in an effort to locate as many matches as possible for its members.

The surname project is open to any Lee / Leigh / Lea researchers wishing to submit a male relative for testing, and use these test results as a tool for genealogy research. The goal of this test group is to gather as many known Lee lines as possible and assist each other with traditional paper Lee research and use scientific DNA results as a tool to both identify and exclude lines for further study.

To ensure the best set of data for the collective research efforts, we now require that any interested party wishing to join the project first submit their male Lee lineage (family tree) via the form below which should include the lineage from the test participant back to the most distant known ancestor, complete with all known birth / death dates & locations and spouse information. This information will NOT be shared with the general public. We will use this information to help identify family groupings, assist with researching matches when they occur, and also display results on the project’s public www site via the most-distant ancestor.

Group Discount pricing for the project:

YDNA 12 $ 99
YDNA 25 $124
YDNA 37 $149
YDNA 67 $238

We hope you’ll join our research project as we seek to identify Lee lines from MD, VA, SC, NC, AL, MS, Ireland, England and all parts in between.

Please contact project admin, Gary Lee (gary@grlee.com)with questions.

And please check out our project web site:www.LeeAncestry.com - FTDNA Lee Project Site
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