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, […]
About a year ago, I had an mtDNA test performed by FamilyTreeDNA. mtDNA is short for mitochondrial DNA, which is passed from mother to daughter to daughter, ad infinitum (it is also passed from mother to son, but sons do not pass down their mother’s mtDNA). In other words, mtDNA traces the direct maternal line. […]
Link to the Whitener FamilyTree DNA Project. Whitener FamilyTreeDNA Project – Family Project Website Peter, Henry, and Daniel mentioned in the first two DNA kits are my ancestors.
Here is a link to the Wilfong FamilyTree DNA site. The Johannes Wilfong referenced in the project background is my 7x great-grandfather. Wilfong FamilyTree DNA Project Website – Family Project Website
I finally bit the bullet and ordered a DNA test this morning. I chose to use Family Tree DNA, which purports to have 90% of the genealogy DNA market share. I ordered the mtDNAPlus test kit. It’s a little more expensive than the basic mtDNA kit, but I knew I wouldn’t be satisfied with lesser […]