Category Archives: FamilyTree DNA

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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Bit Expensive for Now, but Prices of DNA Testing of Envelopes and Other Items Should Come Down in the Future

One article on DNA testing using envelopes, https://thefamilycurator.com/how-to-preserve-and-test-old-letters-for-grandmas-dna/. Estimated price range is $1,000 – 2,500 which will probably come down in a few years as more companies join the field. It’s iffy as they may not be able to get … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA’s New Chromosome Browser — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA has released their new, updated chromosome browser with a completely new look and feel. It’s quite different from the previous version, so let’s take a test drive. The first thing you notice is a new link on … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) New Chromosome Browser

I saw this posted recently in one of the Facebook genealogy or DNA groups I belong to, but I hadn’t checked it out until today. Go to https://www.familytreedna.com/ and log in. Once you log-in, the direct link to the Chromosome Browser … 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? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Veb6vn_BFRY 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: https://marketing.homedna.com/acton/media/30015/history18; 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 https://www.smarterhobby.com/genealogy/best-dna-test/. 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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