Monthly Archives: April 2015

DNA Lectures YouTube Channel

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
The Who Do You Think You Are? conference in England is over for this year, and once again, we are the beneficiaries.  Family Tree DNA sponsored the DNA Theater at the event, and…

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Melissa Etheridge – Who Do You Think You Are – Season Finale

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
Compliments of TLC Famed musician Melissa Etheridge is eager to trace the history of her paternal side, having always been very close with her father who passed away. On a family tree that…

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Milestone 5000

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
In our personal lives, we have milestones.  Some milestones we work towards and others happen, whether we do anything or not – like birthdays. Some birthdays are considered milestone birthdays – like –…

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John Combs (1705-1762), Slave Owner, 52 Ancestors #68

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
John Combs is my most distant proven ancestor in the Combs line.  His daughter Luremia, married Moses Estes about 1762 in Amelia County, VA. According to John Combs’ deposition given in 1745, he…

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Bill Paxton – Who Do You Think You Are – The Three Stones

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
This weeks’ episode with Bill Paxton is really outstanding.  Now, I might be biased, because as it turns out, Bill’s ancestor, Benjamin Sharp shares some historic events and locations with some of my…

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America Ferrera Heads to Honduras on Who Do You Think You Are

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
Unfortunately, TLC didn’t send the pre-screening link this week, so you don’t get my writeup.  Instead, you get theirs, and I’ll be watching right along with you. Courtesy TLC For the first time…

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Dissecting AncestryDNA Circles and New Ancestors

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
First of all, let me say that I like AncestryDNA Circles.  Yes there are problems and still things to work out, but all said, I think they have the potential to be beneficial…

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