Confusing Shared Ancestor Hints
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 […]
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.
Father’s Day Promos – DNA Testing
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 […]
Birth Mother – Found!
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 […]
Another 2nd Cousin!
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 […]
Adopted Cousin – Birth Mother Found
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 […]
X-DNA Match and we’re back to the Kunz family tree
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 […]
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 […]