Category Archives: FTDNA

BillionGraves Million More In May Contest

In its sixth annual Million Contest, BillionGraves has some awesome prizes. Worth noting the tiers do not stack so if you achieve Tier 3 in one category and Tier 2 in the other, you only get the Tier 3 prize. … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Hits 4 Million Tested

Ancestry tweeted yesterday they hit four (4) million DNA kits tested. It took them eleven (11) months to reach their second million; another seven (7) months to reach their third million; and only three (3) months to reach their fourth … Continue reading

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DNA Day Sales 2017

Update Tuesday April 25, 2017: Happy DNA Day. Update Monday April 24, 2017: 23andMe Mother’s Day Sale (running through May 14th); $20 off regular prices. Not exactly a DNA Day Sale, but it is running during DNA Day. Update Sunday, … Continue reading

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BritainsDNA URL Change

Update Sunday, April 23, 2017: I posted to BritainsDNA Facebook page and their Twitter accounts to see if they will respond, but as of 3 PM US Central Time today, they have not responded. With their Facebook page, they have … Continue reading

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GEDmatch FTDNA Upload Update 24 March 2016

GEDmatch (www.gedmatch.com) should be accepting new FTDNA (FamilyTreeDNA) uploads soon. Also, they are renumbering and renaming existing FTDNA kit numbers. The below is posted on GEDmatch. Note that existing ‘F’ (FTDNA) kit numbers on GEDmatch will be changed to ‘T’ … Continue reading

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GEDmath FTDNA Update

As a follow-up to my earlier post on the topic, the two entities are in talks to resolve the issue(s). Personally I think Roberta Estes sums it best in her blog post on the topic http://dna-explained.com/2016/03/19/family-tree-dna-and-gedmatch-dustup I did  not take … Continue reading

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GEDmatch No Longer Accepting FTDNA Uploads

As posted on GEDmatch’s page, it is no longer accepting FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA) uploads. No details other than requesting you to contact FTDNA if you have questions. Numerous requests posted on FTDNA’s Facebook page and in various Facebook groups that include … Continue reading

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