Tag Archives: Family Tree DNA

Timeline of Investigative Genetic Genealogy — The DNA Geek – DNA Saturdays November 16, 2019

I chose this re-blog from the DNA Geek as this week’s DNA Saturdays post as I think it’s relevant to what’s going on in the DNA world. This post lists key events in the evolution of “investigative genetic genealogy”, the … Continue reading

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Tips for Giving Thanks – FamilyTree DNA November 22, 2018

In looking at random topics on FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) today, I came across this post from last November – Tips for Giving Thanks – FamilyTree DNA November 22, 2018: https://blog.familytreedna.com/familytreednas-thanksgiving-tips/. The Dreaded Dinner –snip– There’s a common opinion that family … Continue reading

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Comparing Raw Data from 5 DNA Testing Companies – Behold Genealogy Fri, 31 Aug 2018

I saw this on Behold Genealogy a few days as I was looking for something else – Comparing Raw Data from 5 DNA Testing Companies: http://www.beholdgenealogy.com/blog/?p=2700. The companies tested were: FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) MyHeritage AncestryDNA 23andMe Living DNA If you … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Big Y-700 Update – DNA Saturdays November 2, 2019

I saw this yesterday in an e-mail from FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA): Dear Valued Customer, Starting today, Big Y participants will see some changes to how they are able to download raw data for the Big Y product. Below are further … Continue reading

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I Will Add FamilyTree DNA Upgrade Prices Once I Know the Prices – November 1, 2019

One of the problems with FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) is they don’t show the upgrade prices if you have already upgraded DNA for a particular type of DNA test. In my case, I have autosomal (FamilyFinder), full mtDNA, and Big Y-500 … Continue reading

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YSEQ Haplogroup Predictor (beta version) – YSEQ.net

I saw this recently on YSEQ.net – http://yseq.net/; it’s fairly new. YSEQ Haplogroup Predictor (beta version): https://predict.yseq.net/. It’s Y-DNA so you will need a male who has taken a Y-DNA STR test (12 – 111 markers). Generally, that means either … Continue reading

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DNA.Land Terms of Consent – October 2, 2019

Here are DNA.Land’s Terms of Consent – https://dna.land/. I am not a fan of imputation which DNA.Land and some other DNA companies are using. Imputation has a bad habit of imputing incorrectly. It’s better to go with what raw data … Continue reading

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Important Announcement – DNA.Land – September 15, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Three more days FamilyTree DNA Sale Extended (Ends September 3, 2019) — The Legal Genealogist

FTDNA sale extended It’s a three-day weekend, there are ancestors to be found … and The Legal Genealogist has snacks. To say I’ve fallen down the… 125 more words via Three more days — The Legal Genealogist. Cite/link to this post: … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – New Product: mtDNA Journey Videos For mtFull Sequence July 18, 2019

I saw this last night on FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) – New Product: mtDNA Journey Videos For mtFull Sequence July 18, 2019 https://blog.familytreedna.com/mtfullsequence-video/. It’s dated July 18, 2019, but I checked a few days ago and it wasn’t showing. I mentioned … Continue reading

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