Shared Ancestor Hints Recently, I linked my mom’s DNA profile to someone in a mirror tree and I got more shared ancestor hints than what I was expecting. I had already confirmed this person’s maternal family is related to my […]
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 […]
We found my mom’s birth mother! Seriously, never thought we would find my mom’s birth mother and family like this. I checked my email this morning and I saw that I had a message sent to me through findagrave.com. I […]
New 2nd Cousin I can’t contain the excitement. This new 2nd cousin looks to have ancestral ties to the Lang-Metzger lines AND the Kunz-Streider lines. Her tree is not filled in but I already had her dad and grandmother in […]
It’s pretty exciting to log into Ancestry and to find a new 2nd cousin! Yay! I sent a message… and waited… and waited… I got a message back. The message was not from the DNA tester herself, but someone who is helping her […]
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 […]
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 […]