Understanding Shared Ancestor Hints + Video
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 […]
Video Tutorial – Mirror Tree Walk Through
Mirror Tree Walk Through – Video Tutorial Hey y’all! I got lots of requests asking me to make a video tutorial on the post, Finding Shared Ancestors; A Walk Through. So I finally figured out how to make it all come […]
How do I find my birth parents?
So you have decided to look for your birth parents but you have no idea how to even start your search. I’m no pro at this but I can definitely share the resources I’ve gathered along the way. Steps to finding […]
Mirror & Speculation Trees Should be Private
Private Family Trees = Less Confusion I’ve run into one instance where I created a mirror tree off of a DNA match’s mirror tree and needless to say I was very confused. That DNA match was adopted and using the […]
Genome Mate Pro – How to Download
Genome Mate Pro I’m a little late on downloading the new version of Genome Mate which is called Genome Mate Pro. If you haven’t downloaded and would like to see how to download the program, watch the video below. I’ve been […]
What is a Mirror Tree?
I’m getting a lot of feedback and I keep seeing the same thing. The same question keeps coming up. What is a mirror tree? I’ve answered some questions about mirror trees in the Five Questions Answered post and went over […]
Five Mirror Tree Questions Answered
On my most popular post about finding shared ancestors, I got a few questions and even more via email about how to set up and use a mirror tree. I’m going to do my best to answer some of those […]
Finding Shared Ancestors – A Walk Through
Finding Shared Ancestors I was telling my sister how I’ve made some progress recently and I quickly realized that she had no idea what I was talking about. I think it’s because she’s not on Ancestry. So I’m going to […]