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Know Your Roots Sweepstakes

The Know Your Roots Sweepstakes offers a grand prize of a 23andme DNA kit, a trip for two which includes round trip airfare, hotel, ground transportation, and daily per diem for meals and activities of the winners’ choosing.

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DNA Overlaps Among Cousins

Ok. I’m having to write this out because my brain is just not processing it and I need to see it- if anyone reads this and has a suggestion, PLEASE comment below or contact me. Soo.. my mom’s predicted second […]

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DNA Testing, A Review

Since I’ve had a chance to experience the big three Autosomal Testing Sites, I felt I should explain what I like or don’t like about them. AncestryDNA Pros: Many users have public trees – great for finding shared ancestors by […]

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Stigler / Oliphant

I’ve previously made connections to Robert Oliphant b. ~1771 ; d. ~1841 ; m. Abigail Davenport… I created a family tree based on a 4th-6th cousin match from AncestryDNA and had shared ancestors with the Olpihant side, the Davenport side […]

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Haplogroup Followup

Here’s what I’ve learned between last night and this morning… The maternal haplogroup H has been around for a VERY long time and lots of people are part of this group / carry it. I found success in my first […]

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Haplogroup H

l’ll be honest – I din’t think haplogroups would really help me at all.. I mean I had no idea what they were! When I learned that maternal haplogroups are passed down on the maternal side… I decided to dive […]

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23andMe results are in!

23andme Results I about jumped out of my skin when I got the email saying the results were done. ┬áIn case you were wondering how long it took to get the 23andMe results back.. they received the sample on 10/3/14 […]

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