Meet the Grandfather of Everyone in Britain

Meet Ian Kinnaird, 72, who turned out to be the grandfather of everyone in Britain. Genetically speaking, that is:

Ian Kinnaird, 72, has a genetic marker inherited from his mother that traces his ancestry to an African lineage that has not been found before in Western Europe.

Researchers from Britain’s DNA, who carried out the tests, said the result meant that in genetic terms he was a “thoroughbred”, and could be described as the “grandson of Eve, or the grandfather of everyone in Britain”.

Auslan Cramb of The Telegraph has the post: Link (Photo: Gordon Jack/scotimage)


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It's summer and the Telegraph's interns are running amok. That's the only explanation for this piece of nonsense. A DNA marker from Africa that is not found in the rest of the population doesn't make him a Thoroughbred. It says something about his mother.
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I take it they tested _everyone_ else to ensure that really no one else had this particular marker? And din't leave out a single person in the whole of Britain? Really?
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OK ...they are crazy......his genetics could not be all that.....gots to be more people over with closer genetics than this guy!! This is some far fetched claim. They are being very deceiving by insinuating that he is the "Grandson of Eve". That implies alot!!!
Gonna have people thinking that Eve looked somewhat like him!!!! They need to clarify what they are really
saying. The closer markers to eve will be found closer to the Source which is in African (South eastern).
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