Quote Originally Posted by JoeyP37 View Post
I just noticed James Lick, of the MTDNA haplogroup predictor, is listed as one of my GEDmatch matches. Same e-mail listed as the one he uses on his website. I also learned from my Ancestry Tree that I am descended from the female religious reformer Anne Hutchinson. Through her daughter Susanna Hutchinson Cole, who married John Cole and moved to my home state of Rhode Island. Among her descendants is a great-grandson, Revolutionary Captain John Potter; I am descended from him through two of his children.
A few years ago I erroneously thought my maternal line went back there, and included a line of John Potter going back to England. I spent a lot of time on that branch before I discovered how wrong I was. Well, the branch seems to have been valid. But I wasn't actually connected to it, ha ha.