Category Archives: 23andMe

BillionGraves Million More In May Contest

In its sixth annual Million Contest, BillionGraves has some awesome prizes. Worth noting the tiers do not stack so if you achieve Tier 3 in one category and Tier 2 in the other, you only get the Tier 3 prize. … Continue reading

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23andMe Mother’s Day Sale

I saw an ad on Facebook for 23andMe’s Mother’s Day Sale. It ends May 14th, is $20 off the regular price, and is good for up to two (2) kits. https://www.23andme.com/ so either $79 (genealogy only) or $179 (genealogy + … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Hits 4 Million Tested

Ancestry tweeted yesterday they hit four (4) million DNA kits tested. It took them eleven (11) months to reach their second million; another seven (7) months to reach their third million; and only three (3) months to reach their fourth … Continue reading

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DNA Day Sales 2017

Update Tuesday April 25, 2017: Happy DNA Day. Update Monday April 24, 2017: 23andMe Mother’s Day Sale (running through May 14th); $20 off regular prices. Not exactly a DNA Day Sale, but it is running during DNA Day. Update Sunday, … Continue reading

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BritainsDNA URL Change

Update Sunday, April 23, 2017: I posted to BritainsDNA Facebook page and their Twitter accounts to see if they will respond, but as of 3 PM US Central Time today, they have not responded. With their Facebook page, they have … Continue reading

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FamilyTreeDNA Limited Free Autosomal Transfer Available Now

I mentioned FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA) rolling out a limited free update several days ago in this blog post: http://upsdownsfamilyhistory.com/2014/10/familytreedna-to-offer-limited-free-transfers-from-ancestrydna-and-23andme-full-transfer-39 I checked this morning and the free transfer is now live. I went to https://www.familytreedna.com/products.aspx and scrolled down a bit. If you click on … Continue reading

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FamilyTreeDNA to Offer Limited Free Transfers from AncestryDNA and 23andMe; Full Transfer $39

Updated 16 October: Added new blog post covering the release: http://upsdownsfamilyhistory.com/2014/10/familytreedna-limited-free-autosomal-transfer-available-now FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA) has announced limited free transfers from AncestryDNA and 23andMe. There is a major restriction. You will only get to see your Top 20 matches for free, but the … Continue reading

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