Tag Archives: AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA Finally Updated My Ethnicity Results – September 12, 2020

I don’t know when it updated as I received no e-mail notice. I know the last time I checked late last week or early this week, the ethnicity was the same as it has been since the last update. When … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA Is on Sale Ends in 9 Days – September 5, 2020

I put the announcement about the new MyHeritageDNA Mega Sale in today’s Current DNA Sales September 5, 2020 Sticky post; it ends in 9 days. As a rule, I tend to put new sales information at the beginning of the post. … Continue reading

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Ancestry’s New StoryScout: Be Cautious — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

This week, Ancestry did three things to users’ accounts: Deleted 6-7.9 (inclusive) cM matches Deleted message folders Added a new feature, StoryScout What is StoryScout? StoryScout sniffs out various records and weaves them into a story, supposedly about YOUR ancestor. … Continue reading

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Current September 2020 DNA Companies September 1, 2020

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

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Genetic Affairs Instructions and Resources — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

I’ve created this summary article that includes links to the various step-by-step instructional articles I’ve published about Genetic Affairs, a wonderful DNA analysis tool. I’ll add more articles as they are published. Genetic Affairs is a third-party tool created by … Continue reading

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Update to AncestryDNA communities: Vinnie has views — Anne’s Family History

In 2016 my husband Greg and I, hoping to learn more about our family history, had our DNA analysed by AncestryDNA. All living things are related; you and I are related to bananas, earthworms, and the fish, your cousin, whom … Continue reading

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Theme Topics Feast and Famine – August 8, 2020

DNA Saturdays and a few other theme topics tend to be feast or famine. I find a lot or I find very little in a given week. Earlier today, I was looking for a good DNA Saturdays topic. I didn’t … Continue reading

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A Private Equity Firm Bought Ancestry, and Its Trove of DNA, for $4.7B – Vice.com August 7, 2020

I saw this on Vice.com yesterday, been meaning to share it earlier, but time got away from me – A Private Equity Firm Bought Ancestry, and Its Trove of DNA, for $4.7B: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/akzyq5/private-equity-firm-blackstone-bought-ancestry-dna-company-for-billions. A lot more in the article, but … Continue reading

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Two New DNA Sales – AncestryDNA and MyHeritageDNA – August 6, 2020

I added this information to the new Sticky post – Current DNA Sales August 6, 2020, but realize it sometimes gets missed even though I put it at the top of the post. The AncestryDNA sale ends August 17, 2020. … Continue reading

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Blackstone Reaches $4.7 Billion Deal to Buy Ancestry.com – Bloomberg

I had planned on a different post for this time slot, but I noticed the reports earlier today on this deal. It’s also being mentioned in some of my social media groups. I saw this on a different site first … Continue reading

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