Category Archives: FindMyPastDNA

A Handy Guide to the DNA Terms You Need to Understand – FindMyPastDNA July 4, 2019

I saw this on FindMyPast earlier this afternoon – A Handy Guide to the DNA Terms You Need to Understand – FindMyPastDNA July 4, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/dna-glossary-2639080447.html. Note: FindMyPastDNA uses LivingDNA to process the FindMyPastDNA kits. None of the links below … Continue reading

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FindMyPastDNA $65 Father’s Day Sale Ends June 17, 2019

I saw on FindMyPastDNA https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/ is offering a $65 USD ($85 CAD) Father’s Day Sale that ends June 17, 2019. They use LivingDNA to process the kits.

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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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Latest DNA Sale Prices April 16, 2019

The biggest change from earlier DNA Sales posts this month has been FindMyPastDNA lowering its sale price from $65 to $59 and some other changes to a handful of other sales. So far, 23andMe, AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), and Geno … Continue reading

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My True Ancestry DNA Website

I have heard different opinions on this DNA website – https://mytrueancestry.com/. I wouldn’t recommend using a password that you use anywhere else as a precaution although I generally recommend the same advice for all websites. I also recommend using a … Continue reading

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Latest DNA Sale Prices April 12, 2019

FindMyPastDNA joined the DNA Day Sale bandwagon. They use LivingDNA to process the kits. I updated Current April 2019 DNA Sales with the prices below. I copy/pasted the earlier sale prices from yesterday’s post Latest DNA Sales April 11, 2019 … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Preserve your Family Legacy for the Next Generation – FindMyPast April 8, 2019

As I continued to look through Some of the Places I Find Articles, I came across a FindMyPast post from April 8, 2019 7 Ways to Preserve your Family Legacy for the Next Generation: https://blog.findmypast.com/leaving-a-legacy-2634012242.html. I included portions from the … Continue reading

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23andMe Hits 10 million DNA Customers

Updated to reflect conflicting participant numbers for Geno 2.0 Next. Added a link to the new post I made about the conflicting participant numbers – Conflicting Participant Numbers Between Geno 2.0 Next on Two Different Sections of Their Website. From … Continue reading

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Current April 2019 DNA Sales

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

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Why Y-DNA and mtDNA Are Useful for Genealogy

I often hear about Y-DNA and mtDNA being useless, or almost useless, for genealogical purposes. The main reason is simple – not many people have done deep Y-DNA or full mtDNA testing. While many have done Y-12 to Y-37 testing … Continue reading

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