Tag Archives: DNA

Why chase that mtDNA — The Legal Genealogist

Isn’t one perfect match enough? Some of those who’ve been following along with The Legal Genealogist‘s quest for a definitive answer to the identity of an elusive fourth great grandmother have had a question. 1,313 more words via Why chase that … Continue reading

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It’s all in the DNA. — North Carolina Collection

It seems everyone is sending off DNA to be tested these days. They want to know more about themselves and their heritage. DNA testing can help answer a lot of questions but it can also leave you with a lot … Continue reading

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Ancestry® Unveils Over 225 New Communities for Members Who Have Ties to France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand June 19, 2019

I saw this posted on Ancestry’s blog a couple of hours ago – Ancestry® Unveils Over 225 New Communities for Members Who Have Ties to France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/06/19/ancestry-unveils-over-225-new-communities-for-members-who-have-ties-to-france-canada-the-united-kingdom-australia-and-new-zealand/. At Ancestry®, we leverage the … Continue reading

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Sisters Reunite and Pay Tribute to Father’s Legacy on Father’s Day – MyHeritage June 17, 2019

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – Sisters Reunite and Pay Tribute to Father’s Legacy on Father’s Day: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/06/sisters-reunite-and-pay-tribute-to-fathers-legacy-on-fathers-day/. Donald Wayne Robbins was born close to Father’s Day, on June 16, 1937. Sadly, he never met his biological daughter Karen … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA Tests Available at Some Costco Stores in the U. K. and Iceland June 17, 2019

Update: As of sometime between last night and this afternoon (June 18, 2019), MyHeritage changed it from Ireland to Iceland. The below copy/paste had Ireland as that’s what it said when I copy/pasted it. I saw this update earlier today … Continue reading

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Tube anemone has the largest animal mitochondrial genome ever sequenced

I saw this a few days ago – https://phys.org/news/2019-06-tube-anemone-largest-animal-mitochondrial.html. The tube anemone Isarachnanthus nocturnus is only 15 cm long but has the largest mitochondrial genome of any animal sequenced to date, with 80,923 base pairs. The human mitochondrial genome (mitogenome), … Continue reading

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DNA Testing the Recently Deceased — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

No one really want to think about this, but it happens. You’ve always meant to DNA test someone, and they’ve agreed, but either you didn’t order the kit, or the kit is far away from where they passed away. What … Continue reading

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Dante Labs Father’s Day DNA Sale $399 Whole Genome Sequencing

I received this e-mail in the wee hours of the morning and almost missed it – Dante Labs Father’s Day DNA Sale $399 Whole Genome Sequencing – https://us.dantelabs.com/collections/our-tests/products/whole-genome-sequencing. Use promo code FATHERSDAY if necessary. It also applies to their United … Continue reading

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William Tully Brown, USMC Navajo Code Talker, Passes Over — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

USMC Veteran, William Tully Brown, Navajo Code Talker, wearing his uniform for the last time when he swabbed to provide his DNA for posterity. What a legacy this man leaves, literally from the beginning of his life to the very … Continue reading

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Father and Son Meet After 48 Years – MyHeritage

I saw this a few minutes ago on MyHeritage – Father and Son Meet After 48 Years: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/06/father-and-son-meet-after-48-years/. John Cummings of Keizer, Oregon was adopted at birth. After years of trying and failing to find information about his biological family, … Continue reading

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