From David Rudram.
Recently I was contacted by Richard Oliver who is part of a y-DNA project that to establish links between different Oliver lines. If you want to know more about using DNA profiling in general read DNA testing for Genealogy and for a description of a project in the Borders have a look at Elliott (and Border Reivers) DNA Project .
Richard says that the participants in this project are mainly from Northern Ireland but some have links to the Borders in the Jedburgh Area. The most recent development has established a link between two groups of Olivers whose common ancestor lived in Northern Ireland or Scotland. Some men in the group have links to either Scotland or Northern Ireland. If you would like to know more about this project either look at their Oliver y-DNA Project web page or send an email to the address on My FamilyTree DNA Project Website.