DNA Research #DNA Re: Being a Cohan is more than a biological status #dna


In a message dated 9/20/00 6:52:12 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
SRivkin742@... writes:

<< if
half of those
who thought they might have Cohanim descent tested positive that seems
good -also consider you can only trace male descent so there are likely more
who were descended via thier female lines? >>

I have thought that the Cohanim descent can only be passed down through the
male line. However, I have spoken to some women who acted as though they
could pass down the Cohanim descent. Are they misinformed? Could such
miss-information result in the dilution of the gene in the population of
those who consider themselves Cohanim?

Don Saulson

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