Knox County researchers have made recent inquiries into family DNA testing. So to complete our roots anyone interested in DNA testing please read the information provided at Family Tree DNA and e-mail Cassy Sommers to set up a family group webpage for the surname of interest.
The following comes from Family Tree DNA
The value of Family Tree DNA testing is its ability to help find "Genetic Cousins œ" by comparing the results of as few as two people. Males are able to see if another male is a descendant from their direct paternal line....
Yes this means only males with the same surnames are tested and compared, but each of us have a cousin, brother, uncle, father, grandfather or someone...
The Following are surnames currently being tested that may or may not have a connection to our Knox County relatives: