Tag Archives: Y-DNA

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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Big Y-700: The Forefront of Y Chromosome Testing – FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) June 7, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilyTree DNA’s (FTDNA) blog – Big Y-700: The Forefront of Y Chromosome Testing – https://blog.familytreedna.com/human-y-chromosome-testing-milestones/. Disclaimer: I have tested Big Y, but only to Big Y-500 as that was available when I tested back … 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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Block Tree Big-Y FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA)

When I logged into FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) today, I noticed an item marked as New – Block Tree Big Y. It looks like New means they updated it in some way – see My Big Y Block Tree Update on … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Sale Ends April 25, 2019

Updated April 19, 2019 to add photo below. When I checked FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) https://www.familytreedna.com/#/productCards for prices just now, they have finally started their DNA Day Sale, ends April 25, 2019. I checked after seeing the sale and noticed they sent … Continue reading

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YFull News Update April 11, 2019

I received an e-mail from YFull today: YFull Team offers a new service: analysis of mitoDNA FASTA files, showing matches, changing the tree and estimating an age of each subclade. Our MTree is based the last version of PhyloTree v17 … Continue reading

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Current April 2019 DNA Sales

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

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Why Y-DNA and mtDNA Are Useful for Genealogy

I often hear about Y-DNA and mtDNA being useless, or almost useless, for genealogical purposes. The main reason is simple – not many people have done deep Y-DNA or full mtDNA testing. While many have done Y-12 to Y-37 testing … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Sale Ends March 31, 2019

I saw the FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Sale – https://www.familytreedna.com/#/productCards (not an affiliate link – use the codes below during the order process if you use the FTDNA website) mentioned on several blogs, but the first one was https://genealogybargains.com/family-tree-dna-ggconf/. His blog includes … Continue reading

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Current March 2019 DNA Sales

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

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