Awesome autosomal DNA solves the mystery of Martha’s maiden name!

Autosomal DNA. One of the most powerful tools in the genealogist’s toolbox! No, it will never, ever replace the elbow grease required in completing an accurate family tree (nor would I want it to – it would spoil the fun of the hunt!), but used correctly, the results are incredible! I’ve previously shared how I […] autosomal DNA test – Part II

Family trees are full of mysteries. The one thing we can be sure that we know is that there is a lot that we DON’T know! 🙂 That’s a good reason to have a DNA test done. Hopefully it will help link us to others who DO know something about lines we are researching. Sometimes, […]

My (free) DNA results – a comparison to FamilyTreeDNA

Genetic Ethnicity Summary It seems like an eternity ago I received an email from offering me a free autosomal DNA test. (Still don’t know why I was selected…were all subscribers offered the free DNA testing or only their most neurotic users that spend most of their non-working, waking hours searching family history?) I […]