Understanding Shared Ancestors & Shared Ancestor Hints In order for you to really take advantage of genealogical DNA testing – especially at Ancestry, you need to understand what shared ancestors and shared ancestor hints are, how they can help in […]
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.
Father’s Day Sales Father’s Day is almost here and I’ve gotten my first email about special offers and discounts for DNA testing. Here are the promo’s I have found. If you know of more, please mention the deal in the […]
Recently, a 4th-6th cousin on AncestryDNA, uploaded their DNA to GEDmatch.com – and it was pretty much what I expected. My mom and her shared 59cM of DNA across chromosomes 1 to 22. How in the world did I […]
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 […]
23andme Results I about jumped out of my skin when I got the email saying the results were done. In case you were wondering how long it took to get the 23andMe results back.. they received the sample on 10/3/14 […]
DNA DNA has really pushed our search along. Because of it, we’ve been able to find one branch of my mom’s biological family tree. We still haven’t figured out where she fits in to that tree but we’re working on […]