Category Archives: YFull

Protected: Alphabetical List of DNA Testing Companies

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Current July 2018 DNA Sales

Updated mid-afternoon of August 1, 2018 –  removed the sticky from this post and making the Current August 2018 DNA Sales post sticky as it’s live now. Earlier I added is added the link to the 23andMe contest; updated July … Continue reading

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YSearch and MitoSearch to Close Down

As reported on the FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) forum,, both YSearch and MitoSearch are shutting down. Ysearch and Mitosearch going out of business Hello all, I wanted to let you know that it looks like Ysearch and Mitosearch are finally … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) Y-500 Update

Updated April 20, 2018 –  Big-Y shows as completed yesterday, but checking to see if it has updated. I mentioned in a Facebook post about Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) was in the process of doing Y-500 for those who did … Continue reading

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Maternal vs. Matrilineal and Paternal vs. Patrilineal – There is a Huge Difference

Too often, non-experts and way too many genealogy experts use paternal and maternal when they should be using matrilineal and patrilineal. Half of your ancestors are maternal and half are paternal, but only a small fraction of those ancestors fail … Continue reading

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Y-111 Update (Updated January 7, 2018)

Update January 7, 2018: My results came in on January 3, 2018, long before the late January – mid-February anticipated date. On December 13, 2017, I took advantage of a sale to upgrade my FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Y-67 results to … Continue reading

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FTDNA Special Offer for Big Y Testers

I had tested at FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) for a number of things, including Y-67 and Big-Y. I hadn’t upgraded to Y-111 as the upgrade was usually in the $129 range with some sales lowering it to $99 or $109. Received … Continue reading

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