About the St*r**v*nt DNA Project, About me the author, About these pages, About the group, ...
St * r * * v * nt GENETIC Project
Who are We?
My name is John S. Sturdevant. I am a 10th generation descendant of John Sturdevant the First, a founding settler of Ridgefield Connecticut, living and dying there from 1709 to 1718.
I have put up these pages as part of the St*r**v*nt Surname DNA Project. In this initial start-up stage, it is being hosted by me through one of my domains, Sturgood.com. We would eventually like to see it moved and hosted in conjuction with the book, cd, and an overall St*r**v*nt site being developed by Wayne Sturdevant.
This project started from conversations taking place inside the Sturdevant group at Yahoo. This group has over a 100 members researching many of the surname variations. It appears there are 3 major spelling variations, TE, DI, DE, associated with descendants of 3 separate individuals:
Samuel Sturtevant of ~1640 Massachussets,
John Sturdivant of ~1650 Virginia,
John Sturdevant of 1700 Connecticut
This DNA Project is to verify this assumption, get an idea on the relationship between these three, and place individuals into the proper lines. These pages are to encourage participants, provide information and report results.
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