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I had never heard of this but it is a fascinating topic: To specifically answer your question was this specific to a specific tribe or clan, no it was more wide spread. The book is referred to as a JokBo (族譜, 족보) and is managed and maintained by the eldest son and it is partially related to the practice of Jesa (ancestor worship up to 5 generations). ...


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Short answer: not yet. Longer answer: Distant ancestry from DNA has been likened to "genetic astrology", although others consider that unfair. There's evidence to support some of the distant ancestry reports produced by genealogy companies, but there are also assumptions and statements that do not yet have enough evidence to support them. To be able to ...


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I have had a similar situation myself with a relative born in Singapore in 1924. The National Archives states that they "do not hold the internal administrative records of governments of former colonies, which generally remained in place at independence." This would suggest an early port of call would be the Malaysian Embassy. Having said that, at this time ...


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You do not say whether you have considered AncestryDNA but the autosomal DNA test available from that company can be used to look for East Asian Ethnicity: People in this DNA ethnicity group may identify as: Russian, Chinese, North Korean, South Korean, Mongolian, Vietnamese, Burmese (from Myanmar), Japanese, Taiwanese, Filipino, Indonesian, Thai, Laotian, ...


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If you test at Ancestry you will probably know what side of the earth you come from. You need to test with 23andme to pin it down. My daughter in law was adopted and looked very western. Her Japanese 4th cousins always asked about her American father. 23andme showed her Haplogroup is a back migration from North America and she has a small amount of Native ...


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