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Genetic Genealogy – my personal update

Having been involved in using DNA or genetic genealogy (as it is termed these days) in family history for over 16 years, I haven’t blogged very much on the topic but I hope to change that in 2017! As we … Continue reading

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A Giant Step Forward for Irish Genealogy

I am so thrilled that the National Library of Ireland has seen fit to provide online, free access to the images of the microfilm of the Catholic Church records, which it has in its archives. These online church records can … Continue reading

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Personal DNA Success Story

People who know me well, know that I have been searching for my father’s ancestry since 1997. It has been a long road, full of ups and downs, dead ends and eventually success. It all started after my mother died … Continue reading

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DNA, Paper Trails and Family Story

In the past ten years, I have spent a lot of time dealing with DNA results relating to Family History research. I have also done a lot of traditional genealogy. I have tended to favour DNA or, as it is … Continue reading

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Successful Genetic Genealogy Ireland Conference 2013

The Genetic Genealogy Ireland Conference 2013(GGI Conference 2013), held in Dublin, was very successful. Here is a link to videos of the excellent lectures, which were given by the presenters over the three days. Family Tree DNA had a stall … Continue reading

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Link to Information on Sales at Family Tree DNA (June 2013)

Here is a link to a blog which summarises the latest sale prices from Family Tree DNA: CeCe Moore’s blog There is so much going on in genetic genealogy, it is difficult to keep up! There is now a new … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA moves to shorthand SNP nomenclature

Family Tree DNA posted the following message on the y-haplotree webpages of customers: Long time customers of Family Tree DNA have seen the YCC-tree of Homo Sapiens evolve over the past several years as new SNPs have been discovered. Sometimes … Continue reading

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