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Ethnicity estimates

I now have autosomal DNA results from two companies and am eagerly awaiting the results of a third test. The discrepancy in ethnicity/origins results confirms that it is early days for this type of analysis. 85 more words

Genetic Genealogy

My AncestryDNA Results in Detail

I wanted to share the breakdown of my DNA test so that you all could see it all in full effect. As a lifelong card carrying member of the black diaspora, I have to acknowledge the “missing link”. 156 more words

Life

Published by MyRootsMyBlog: Starting her off young

A few weeks ago my 11 year old niece expressed interest to me about taking her DNA, so I was more than willing to purchase an ancestryDNA kit for her once it went on sale :). 25 more words

Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy: it’s all in the Hill (DNA) – Part 3, No Silver Bullet

This is the third in my series of posts about my genetic genealogy journey. I ended my last post at the waiting game phase, all kits on their way. 1,641 more words

Family History

Starting her off young

A few weeks ago my 11 year old niece expressed interest to me about taking her DNA, so I was more than willing to purchase an ancestryDNA kit for her once it went on sale :). 124 more words

Projects

AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA is one of the most exciting products that Ancestry.com has created. AncestryDNA allows you to use your DNA to determine the ethnic groups from which you have descended. 133 more words

Family

Introduction to using DNA with your family history research

Traditional family history research involves looking for documents that name an ancestor – and hoping that everybody told the truth! By contrast, genetic tools that are now available to genealogists tell the truth but do not name ancestors – however they can be used to find relatives and to check the accuracy of our constructed family trees. 1,623 more words

Research Techniques