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descend

To move from the top of the body toward the feet; to move in a caudal direction.
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John Holden, who is descended from the same clan mother as Laura, and his wife, Susan, who is from the tribe of Jasmine; Laura, right, with her mother, Vera, and younger sister, Anna; DNA testing in the Oxford Ancestors lab; Prof Sykes has studied 10,000 DNA samples in his research; The maternal line is traced by analyzing mDNA
I would very much like to hear from anyone who is descended from this couple to exchange family history information.
Super Furry Animals singer Gruff Rhys is descended from a famous explorer who scoured the USA for Welsh- speaking natives in the 18th century.