|Donations, Sponsorships and Special Offers |
Below are listed pledges to sponsor or subsidize testing of specific lineages and special offers, that we are aware of, from DNA testing companies. Further below are instructions for how to make contributions to a general fund used to pay for testing to further the aims of the Clan MacMillan Y-DNA surname study. Instructions on how to make directed pledges to sponsor testing of specific lineages are included.
Offers to Sponsor and/or Subsidize
The following offers are not the obligation of the Clan MacMillan, this study or any of the participants unless otherwise stated. While we believe the offers are valid, no warranty is made or implied that the offer is still valid or that the Pledgor has the financial wherewithal to follow through. We will attempt to put you in touch with the pledgor, using contact information provided by the Pledgor. The Pledgor retains the right to determine that anyone wishing to accept sponsorship or subsidy meets the criteria as specified in the offer and to demand such proof as to make the determination possible.
Archibald McMillan b c1777 Port Glasgow[Paisley?], Sct d Nov. 30, 1848 Halifax Co.,VA
Offer to subsidize up to US$100 any male descendant of the sons of the above Archibald, Archibald Jr. and Joseph, who descends in the direct male line and takes a 37 marker test through Family Tree DNA ($149 currently) or an equivalent test through another agreed upon DNA testing company. Click on Archibald's name above to send an email if you would like to accept the offer.
Colin McMillan b c1745 Sct married Annabel Mathews
Known children are Archibald 1776 Port Glasgow; Thomas 1778 Port Glasgow; Colin & James 1784 Port Glasgow. Offer to subsidize up to US$100 any male descendant of the above Colin who descends in the direct male line who takes a 37 marker test through Family Tree DNA ($149 currently) or an equivalent test through another agreed upon DNA testing company. Click on Colin's name above to send an email if you would like to accept the offer.
John McMillan b 1749 Kintyre, Sct, d 1807 North Carolina, USA
I would like to sponsor a male McMillan decendent of John McMillan b 1749 Kintyre, Scotland, d 1807 North Carolina, USA. He married Catherine Murphy and the family moved to Robeson Co., North Carolina. There they established the Raft Swamp Presbyterian Church. Sons were 1. Rev Neil McMillan married Mary McMillan (1786-1837 died in Alabama) 2. Gilbert McMillan (1776-1849) married Margaret Gilchrist died in NC. 3. Dougald McMillan (abt 1776-1834) married Jeanette McCorvey died in Alabama. 4. Archibald McMillan. 5. John McMillan. I would like to pay US$100 on a 37 marker test, if the participant can prove to me that he is a descendant, with the option for future upgrades after the initial results.
Family Tree DNA recently came out with a high resolution 67 marker test and decreased prices on their 12, 25 and 37 marker offerings. For pricing, go to the home page and click on the link for one of the projects hosted at FTDNA.
How to Donate or Make an Offer to Sponsor/Subsidize
Donate to the General Fund through Family Tree DNA. Make sure you put the name of the surname study on the form. We do thank you for your support.
If you wish to make a pledge to sponsor or subsidize the testing of individuals who meet specific requirements, send an email with the details of your offer. We'll contact you and put your offer up on the website.