A SURPRISE! I MAY HAVE A DNA LINK TO THE DIXIE BARONETS
Recently I took an ‘Ancestry’ DNA test, for a reason unconnected with the Dixies.
Looking through my matches I was astonished to discover a 5th-
However, this clearly pushes the origin of the myth much further into the past than my gggrandmother being ‘Lady Jane Dixie’. Examining the Dixie family tree my eye is caught by the 5th Baronet 1738-
The clincher of course would be for the 13th Baronet’s daughters Eleanor or Caroline to also take an Ancestry DNA test and see if I am a match. Perhaps they will, to put both our minds at rest?