Tag Archives: ISOGG

Comparison Between Me and My Two Nieces – AncestryDNA October 21, 2019

Today, I looked at my AncestryDNA results with my two closest matches – my sister’s two daughters. I hadn’t compared the amount of shared DNA between us before today when I was looking to see if there were new close … Continue reading

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Y-DNA Data Warehouse – New Resource October 20, 2019

Thank you to ISOGG for mentioning this resource in their Facebook group – Y-DNA Data Warehouse https://ydna-warehouse.org/. It was in reference to Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2019 that was this week-end. I think he mentioned it in his Big Y-700 presentation … Continue reading

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Be Wary When Doing DNA Comparisons Between Different Chipsets – September 22, 2019

If you go here, https://isogg.org/wiki/Autosomal_SNP_comparison_chart, you can see wide variations between different chipsets, including those within the same company. Checking 23andMe v2 chip vs. v5 chip, the amount of SNPs in common is 98,965. That’s a far cry from 500K … Continue reading

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DNAPainter Update August 31, 2019

I saw this on the ISOGG Facebook group, but here’s the link to the DNA Painter Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/dnapainter/posts/471752216711974. I’m pleased to announce that trees are now available at DNA Painter for all registered users. A tree on DNA Painter … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Full mtDNA Sequence Video – DNA Saturdays July 27, 2019

I saw this the other day when I logged into FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) as a new addition – https://www.familytreedna.com/my/mtdna-journey. I haven’t had much of a chance to do anything with it until tonight. However, Roberta Estes has done a great … Continue reading

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Animal DNA Testing Companies July 16, 2019

This is an update to my April 2019 post – Animal DNA Testing Companies. Some of the companies have tests on Amazon.com or GroupOn. Prices can vary significantly between the different Animal DNA companies. Also, what’s available at each company … Continue reading

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DNA.Land No Longer Showing Matches – DNA Saturdays June 29, 2019

Updated August 31, 2019 – Update on DNA.Land Offering Matching August 30, 2019. They should start showing matches again sometime in September or October 2019. I mentioned starting a DNA Saturdays theme in my My 2,500th Blog Post. This is … Continue reading

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Animal DNA Testing Companies April 25, 2019

On July 16, 2019, I posted an updated list of Animal DNA testing companies – Animal DNA Testing Companies July 16, 2019. It has the latest information on the various Animal DNA testing companies as there were some changes since … Continue reading

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International Society of Genetic Genealogy Wiki – Information for donors: getting ready for contact with donor offspring Updated

I saw posted in the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) Facebook group they had updated – Information for donors: getting ready for contact with donor offspring – https://isogg.org/wiki/Information_for_donors:_getting_ready_for_contact_with_donor_offspring. It’s written from a United Kingdom (U. K.) perspective, but most … Continue reading

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It’s Not Your Job to Keep Other People’s Secrets and Lies*

Standard Legal and Medical Disclaimers: I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 (where … Continue reading

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