I am from Japan and I have been trying to identify my great-grandfather who was British. For more background these are two questions that I have asked here previously:
- Finding UK record(s) of British great-grandfather with children born in Japan during 1890s?
- Finding descendants of British great grand uncle who emigrated to Australia?
I have now taken a Family Finder DNA test (Autosomal DNA) but the results appear not to give any hints that will help me to identify my great-grandfather.
The DNA test says that I have a male cousin in Denmark and that this is three to five generations ago. However, I have not been able to make contact with him.
So three people were related to me. One Japanese man, one Japanese woman and Danish man. The two Japanese are more than 5 generations, while the Danish man is from 3 to 5 generation.
If the ancestors of this Danish man become known to me I think it will be very useful.
Is there another DNA test that I should take?
I did a Autosomal / Family Finder test of FamilyTree DNA.
I was matched with 3 people in FamilyTreeDNA. One person in the Danish, two people after is Japanese.
We'll explain the research that I have done. My great-grandfather was in Kobe of Japan in the 1890s. He was officially married and great-grandmother. However, I do not know his name.
As denoted in my other questions in addition to DNA testing I have... 1. I examined the foreigners who lived from the late 1880s until 1900 in Kobe. 2. So, I found a person who continued to live after that. 3. The person was Cecil Zohrab Ede. 4. I ordered the materials of Ede in Archives of the United Kingdom. As a result he was found to have died in Shanghai in 1901. And, he is a bachelor, his property his father has received. 5. I have heard that the great-grandmother went abroad with her husband. 6. So I examined the record of the boarding of the ship. And, I found that in 1893 Mr and Mrs Ede rode to the ship. 7. Because I cannot identify the great-grandfather in the record only, I was asked to test the FamilyTree DNA. When Ede brother offspring relationship if the registration is found I thought.