Category Archives: FamilyTree DNA

Current DNA Sales July 4, 2019

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Current July 2019 DNA Prices

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If Purchasing DNA Kits From EBay, Amazon, and Deal Sites, Always Activate the Kits As Soon As You Receive Them

I routinely see people who got burned by purchasing a DNA kit from EBay, Amazon, or a deal site, usually it’s AncestryDNA kits, but it can happen with 23andMe, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), FindMyPastDNA, LivingDNA,  or MyHeritageDNA kits as well. I … Continue reading

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DNA testing companies launch new privacy coalition – June 25, 2019

I saw this yesterday, but I was in the middle of other things at the time and decided to post it today – DNA testing companies launch new privacy coalition: https://thehill.com/regulation/lobbying/450124-dna-testing-companies-launch-new-privacy-coalition. Genetic testing companies are forming a new coalition on … Continue reading

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My Full mtDNA Results

In re-blogging The Legal Genealogist’s post earlier – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/06/23/why-chase-that-mtdna-the-legal-genealogist, I decided to do a separate post on my full mtDNA results. Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “Why chase that mtDNA,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 23 June … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales June 22, 2019

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Current Father’s Day DNA Sales 2019 Prices – June 17, 2019; Reminder Most of the Sales End Tonight

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Current Father’s Day DNA Sales 2019 Prices – June 15, 2019; Reminder Most of the Sales End On Or Before June 17, 2019

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DNA Testing the Recently Deceased — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

No one really want to think about this, but it happens. You’ve always meant to DNA test someone, and they’ve agreed, but either you didn’t order the kit, or the kit is far away from where they passed away. What … Continue reading

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Big Y-700: The Forefront of Y Chromosome Testing – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) June 7, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilyTree DNA’s (FTDNA) blog – Big Y-700: The Forefront of Y Chromosome Testing – https://blog.familytreedna.com/human-y-chromosome-testing-milestones/. Disclaimer: I have tested Big Y, but only to Big Y-500 as that was available when I tested back … Continue reading

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