Category Archives: Konstantin Pavellas

Ancient Family History

I subscribe to a Facebook group named “Haplogroup J2b and Subclades.” It’s for people interested in genetic genealogy, especially for those with the genetic designation ‘Haplogroup J2,’ its ‘subclade ‘J2b,’ and other subdivisions of each. My paternal genetic haplotype is … Continue reading

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San Francisco During The Great Depression, WWII, FDR, Brooklyn, Berkeley and the US Navy

I have been writing a memoir of the years 1937-1958, dated from my birth to when I mustered out of the U.S. Navy at age 21. Before recounting my actual memories, and the memories of what family members have told … Continue reading

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Who’s your Ur-mama?

In his book The Seven Daughters of Eve, scientist-author Bryan Sykes presents “the classification of all modern Europeans into seven groups, the mitochondrial haplogroups. Each haplogroup is defined by set of characteristic mutations on the mitochondrial genome, and can be … Continue reading

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