This could end up being very humorous or a nightmare.
I was excited to hear the great news that FTDNA (FamilyTree DNA) has added a phasing ability to their matches results. Just Great! I love it! I am all over it!
I jumped into my DNA matches before I even finished reading the email. I like the new layout with the tabs navigation – makes things very easy to see in a “nutshell”. You won’t be able to be eligible to use this feature, be able to click on the tabs, until you get yourself linked to another match who is in your tree. The “tree” refers to the GEDCOM/Tree you uploaded to FamilyTree DNA. Continue reading “I Am So Sorry Dad – We’re Pending.”
Recently on WikiTree someone asked me ‘Dumb question, What are Haplogroups?’
Thinking it was not a dumb question at all I gave the following answer.
A haplogroup is a grouping of common patrilineal or matrilineal lines who share a common ancestor. The main haplogroups are divided by letter, and smaller sub-divisions by letter and number. For example H is a very large group, H1 is a subgroup of H, H1a is a subgroup of H1, and so on. The further you narrow it down the closer in years the common ancestor is. Continue reading “Haplogroups Most Recent Common Ancestor”
Mags will be presenting a nuts and bolts genetic genealogy talk, The Power of DNA, at the Merrickville and District Historical Society AGM on November 27, 2018. She will be discussing the nuts and bolts of how genealogy and genetic genealogy work together to help family research move forward. The Talk will include a few interesting DNA tidbits about Merrickville’s famous founder.
This Event is a part of the Merrickville and District Historical Society – AGM. It is not a public event.