Category Archives: 23andMe

AncestryDNA Kits Now Available Again on

Updated October 22, 2018: AncestryDNA kits are back on Amazon as of 530 PM U.S. Central Time. Updated: Apparently, it’s not across all of the Amazon sites as I found AncestryDNA kits on Amazon‘s Canadian site: and United Kingdom … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA $59 Halloween Sale Ends November 1, 2018

In my usual daily scans of the different DNA companies prices, I noticed that MyHeritageDNA is having a $59 Halloween Sale that ends November 1, 2018 with free shipping if you order 2+ kits in one order. You can see … Continue reading

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Why Do I Share Different Amounts of DNA? Blaine T. Bettinger YouTube Video

Blaine T. Bettinger, the Genetic Genealogist, has created a YouTube video (12 minutes long) titled: Why Don’t I Share the Same Amount of DNA With Cousin X at Every Company? – He created the video since the question comes up … Continue reading

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HomeDNA GPS Origins $100 Off Discount Through October 23, 2018

If you go to this link, it should give you $100 off:; if it doesn’t, use promo code HISTORY18. Sale price $99.00. Regular price $199.00. Added to Current October 2018 DNA Sales. $100 OFF GPS Origins  |  Promo Code … Continue reading

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Smarter Hobby Review of Best Genealogical DNA Tests

I saw this link posted in the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) Facebook group. You can view the link at It talks about six (6) DNA tests (23andMe, AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA/FTDNA, Geno 2.0 Next, LivingDNA, and MyHeritageDNA) although … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA’s Mitochondrial Haplotree — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

On September 27th, 2018 Family Tree DNA published the largest Y haplotree in the world, based on SNP tests taken by customers. Now, less than two weeks later, they’ve added an exhaustive mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) public haplotree as well, making … Continue reading

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Still Waiting on LivingDNA Transfer Results

Thought I would update what’s happening with my three DNA tests that were transferred to LivingDNA – My 23andMe – raw data was uploaded in mid-December 2017. My AncestryDNA – and FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – raw data results were … Continue reading

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