Category Archives: AncestryDNA

Reminder: Ancestry’s DNA Circles Will Vanish July 1 – Act Now to Preserve — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

This is reminder that Ancestry is permanently removing DNA Circles from customer accounts on July 1st. If you have not recorded the information held in your Circles and New Ancestor Discoveries, if you had any, do that NOW. There is … Continue reading

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Ancestry® Unveils Over 225 New Communities for Members Who Have Ties to France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand June 19, 2019

I saw this posted on Ancestry’s blog a couple of hours ago – Ancestry® Unveils Over 225 New Communities for Members Who Have Ties to France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/06/19/ancestry-unveils-over-225-new-communities-for-members-who-have-ties-to-france-canada-the-united-kingdom-australia-and-new-zealand/. At Ancestry®, we leverage the … Continue reading

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What are Ancestry ThruLines | Ancestry – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube a few days ago – What are Ancestry ThruLines | Ancestry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVcHgKK_ztg (about 25:11 minutes long).  

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Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers – Ancestry.com

It took Ancestry.com long enough to post it on their blog – Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/05/31/ancestry-surpasses-15-million-dna-customers/.  I noted a while back they had posted it on their Facebook page – AncestryDNA Hits 15 Million Kits Processed May 21, … Continue reading

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Making Discoveries With the New and Improved AncestryDNA Match List | Ancestry – YouTube Video

I saw this YouTube video recently – Making Discoveries With the New and Improved AncestryDNA Match List | Ancestry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jhhpg83S4M (around 43:52 minutes long). 1,300th post for 2019.

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AncestryDNA Hits 15 Million Kits Processed May 21, 2019

I missed this announcement from Ancestry.com as I was expecting it to appear on their blog, but it’s not posted there. I saw a blogger announce it today that Ancestry had hit 15 million kits processed mark recently. When I … Continue reading

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An Unanticipated Outcome of a DNA Ancestry Test

I found this online – An Unanticipated Outcome of a DNA Ancestry Test: https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.18050555. It’s a lot more common than one might think. I do warn people considering DNA tests to be aware of the possibilities of surprises.

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Understanding Your New Ethnicity Estimate – AncestryDNA

I saw this on Ancestry‘s blog just now – Understanding Your New Ethnicity Estimate: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/05/02/understanding-your-new-ethnicity-estimate/. We’re always looking for new ways to help support our customers on their journeys of personal discovery. Often that means updating our products and services … Continue reading

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How Many DNA Tests Does One Family Need? – AncestryDNA

I saw this on Ancestry.com – How Many DNA Tests Does One Family Need?: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/04/23/how-many-dna-tests-does-one-family-need/. The short answer is, How many people are in your family? If you’ve already taken the AncestryDNA® test, you may think you’re done.  You could … Continue reading

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Latest DNA Sale Prices April 19, 2019

Updated April 20, 2019: 23andMe has a Mother’s Day Sale (ends May 13, 2019); $30 off their $199 test. These are the latest updates I have found from looking at the different DNA testing companies today. So far, 23andMe is … Continue reading

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