Last Updated on 3 Apr 2021
This family is the newest to have been discovered having a matching DNA profile. The EKA is Robert Harrell b. Jan 3, 1844 in Wytheville, Wythe Co., VA, d. Feb 21, 1915 in Liberty Hill, Grainger Co., TN, married May 18, 1875 Grainger Co., TN to Martha Minerva Jones b. Sept 6, 1847 TN, d. Oct 5, 1912 Liberty Hill, Grainger Co., TN. The children of EKA Robert Harrell 1844 & Martha are believed to be: William Posey, Taylor, Grover, Matilda, Melvina & Lutana (twins), and Jacob Enoch Based on DNA matching and circumstantial evidence, it is strongly believed that this EKA descends from Family #1 as follows: Robert Harrell b. 1844 < Jacob M. Harrell b. abt 1815 Wythe Co., VA < Jacob Harrell d. 1821 Wythe Co., VA < William Harrell b. abt 1750 VA, d. 1822 Wythe Co., VA. The DNA donor descends from this EKA as follows: Donor: Clyde S. Harrell < Clyde E. Harrell 1918, d. 2001 < Jacob Enoch Harrell 1893 < Robert Harrell 1844. As additional information is obtained on this family, more will be provided.