NEW! Learn how and why you should download your raw DNA from Ancestry. If you want to break down brick walls, DNA can help. If you are not finding good DNA cousins to help your family history research, consider transferring your DNA to other genealogy services (often for free) likeContinue Reading

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In this FamilyTreeDNA: Mitochondrial DNA Test (The Maternal Line) Part 3 of 3 – Genetic Genealogy the mothers line or Mitochondrial mtDNA) tests and website is discussed. FamilyTreeDNA’s Mitochondrial DNA test (at FTDNA.com) can be another opportunity for researching your family history by tracing the maternal line. This three partContinue Reading

FamilyTreeDNA: Y-DNA Test (The Father's Line) Part 2 of 3 - Genetic Genealogy 2019

FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA.com) can be another great service for researching your family history by using their Family Finder, Y-DNA, Mitochondrial DNA services. This is a three part series. In this (part two) episode, it is all about Y-DNA (the father’s line) a service at FamilyTreeDNA. Part One covered an overview ofContinue Reading

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FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA.com) can be another great service for researching your family history by using their Family Finder, Y-DNA, Mitochondrial DNA services.  This is a three part series. In this (part one) episode, is an overview of FamilyTreeDNA and the Family Finder Service (the broad genetic family tree view). Please knowContinue Reading