Chromosome Map 1/11/2014

11 January 2014 DNA

My DNA connections have really been clicking recently and I’ve been wanting to pull all the information together into a chromosome map, like the ones CeCe Moore creates.  I had been tracking everything in a spreadsheet, but that didn’t give me the at-a-glance visual that I wanted.  But now, Kitty Cooper has created a tool […]

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Another DNA Match Going Back to Hemphill/Mackie Ancestors

9 December 2013 DNA

Recently, I received a sharing invitation from a 23andMe autosomal DNA match.  I responded in the affirmative and asked the sender for a copy of her gedcom, so that I could try to figure out the genealogical connection.  Instead, she figured it out for us! Cousin M. and I are predicted as 3rd to 4th […]

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Family Finder DNA Match – Alexander/Davidson

19 November 2013 DNA

It has been awhile since I’ve done anything with my DNA matches, so I decided to go hunting for low-hanging fruit.  I started by looking for people who match both me and my mom, since that cuts list of potential surnames to sort through in half.  Then I focused my efforts on people who have […]

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My First Family Finder DNA Match

24 October 2012 DNA

While I did an autosomal dna test at 23andMe last year, I recently took advantage of a sale price to have my mother’s dna tested at Family Tree DNA, doing their autosomal test, known as Family Finder.  I also upgraded my own results at FT DNA, in order to compare my results with hers. My […]

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23 and Me – My first thoughts

24 March 2011 And More

I received my 23 and Me DNA results a few days ago and I wanted to get some of my thoughts on “paper.” First of all,  I didn’t realize when I ordered the kit that it included health as well as genetic results.  I found out about the health component, but wasn’t really interested.  Then, […]

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Weekly Updates for 2010-08-04

4 August 2010 DNA

Great #genealogy resource! Gordon County GA obituaries online. http://ow.ly/2i2Jb # RT @JireneGen: “Write as you have never written before.” The Coming Genealogical Dark Ages. Good #genealogy article. http://su.pr/9MB3yo # RT @vrc84: Doing in #genealogy in GA or surrounding states? Follow the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Sun. column http://tinyurl.com/254zdyv # RT @GenealoGee: A Review of Family Tree DNA’s […]

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Weekly Updates for 2010-06-30

30 June 2010 DNA

Reading “Tribe moves to implement DNA testing for new applicants to Cherokee rolls” http://ht.ly/22wlT #genealogy # Created an @footnote page for Samuel Mackie. http://ht.ly/22RgL #genealogy # Reading: Southern California Genealogical Society’s 2010 Jamboree: The Conclusion http://ht.ly/22YEF||good #genealogy conference tips! # Blog post: Using @Evernote for #Genealogy http://ht.ly/22Wwf # Cleaning up problems in my #genealogy database. […]

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Weekly Updates for 2010-02-17

17 February 2010 DNA

RT @LisaCooke: Had a blast talking with Lisa Kudrow about WDYTYA! Listen to the exclusive interview on Valentine’s Day. Podcast episode 81. # The death certificates I ordered in November FINALLY came yesterday. # Updated old blog post – SNGF – Most Recent Unknown Ancestor – with newly found information. http://ow.ly/176hj # Very nice! RT @InnerCompass: […]

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Weekly Updates for 2009-11-25

25 November 2009 DNA

Interesting news. . .DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog: DAR: Online databases now available http://ow.ly/DylA # RT @footnote: Check out our new Native American Collection. Explore unique documents and share Native American heritage. http://bit.ly/sLNEk # Ditto. RT @rjseaver: highlighted the 84th Carnival of Gen., and Jasia, our carnival goddess, in http://tinyurl.com/COG84th Thanks, Jasia! # RT @23andMe: Blog Post- […]

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Weekly Updates for 2009-11-18

18 November 2009 DNA

Veteran’s Day newspaper article about my dad. http://ow.ly/BK34 # This looks fun. RT @rootstelevision: RT @mjnrootdig Famous Census Searches are back http://bit.ly/1fwpCT #genealogy # Found 1910 census record for Mattie (Butler) Sampler, Charles Sampler, and William Butler. http://ow.ly/BLZo #genealogy #surnames # Thanks for the RTs! @Ginisology @auldmags @sjtaliaferro @BBPetura @LCAfricana @tjlgenes # reading Beyond Names, […]

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