Category Archives: FindMyPastDNA

Let Iceland Be Your Guide If You Plan On Getting Married and Having Children

Iceland is isolated and tends to have few non-natives move to the country. It also has a small population: hair shy of 350,000. They created an app to see if your potential date is too close to marry: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/kissing-cousins-icelandic-app-warns-if-your-date-is-a-relative-1.1390256. I … Continue reading

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Looking at the alternatives — The Legal Genealogist

DNA companies take a stand on police access The news that Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) had allowed law enforcement to submit crime scene samples into its testing database to search for the identities of suspects without a court order has … Continue reading

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Will My Search for Half-Siblings Be Successful?

I have three (3) known half-siblings. By known, I am referring to knowing that how many I have been told about. To break them down, they are all females. One is on Mom’s side, 52 Ancestors Week 11 The Sister … Continue reading

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Current February 2019 DNA Sales

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

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Various Social Media Messenger Quirks

This isn’t a a comprehensive list, but for those who use any Messenger systems: Facebook, Ancestry/AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA (FTDNA), 23andMe, YouTube, Twitter, MyHeritage/MyHeritageDNA, LivingDNA, FindMyPast/FindMyPastDNA, etc., and to a good extent, any e-mail system – Yahoo Mail, GMail, Bing/Hotmail, … Continue reading

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Time to Move to Genesis – Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Thank you to Kitty Cooper for making the point: https://blog.kittycooper.com/2018/12/time-to-move-to-genesis/. GEDmatch makes it possible to compare your DNA with those who have tested with other DNA companies. They recently changed from the old GEDmatch site, https://www.gedmatch.com/, to the new site, https://genesis.gedmatch.com/. … Continue reading

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Ethnicity DNA Results Don’t Match Your Paper Ethnicity?

This is one of the most common complaints or questions I see in various social media groups, mostly Facebook, although it sometimes crops on Twitter. The usual explanation, by a very large margin, is the science isn’t there yet. That’s … Continue reading

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