New to DNA and Don’t Know Where to Start?

I could create my own beginner’s guide to genetic genealogy, but I think Kelly Wheaton’s Beginner’s Guide to Genetic Genealogy is a great resource. It’s up to 16 lessons.

https://sites.google.com/site/wheatonsurname/beginners-guide-to-genetic-genealogy

If you have taken a DNA test and are not sure what to do next, her guide is a good starting point.

I will be writing an article on the different DNA testing companies, but want to wait and see how a few things turn out.

If you are considering a DNA test, Kelly’s warning cannot be stressed enough. Don’t take a test if you can’t handle what you may find out. She gives some startling odds in this link.

https://sites.google.com/site/wheatonsurname/dealing-with-the-unexpected-result

If you have questions about DNA testing in general, I am happy to help or refer you to a source that may be better able to answer your question. I am familiar with AncestryDNA,  DNA-me.co, FTDNA (Family Tree DNA), Geno 2.0 (sometimes called Nat Geo, short for National Geographic), 23andMe, Full Genomes, and several other companies.

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One Response to New to DNA and Don’t Know Where to Start?

  1. Pingback: New to DNA and Don’t Know Where to Start? | Ups and Downs of Family History

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