Monthly Archives: May 2015

Parent-Child Non-Matching Autosomal DNA Segments

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
Recently, I had the opportunity to compare 2 children’s autosomal DNA against both of their parents.  Since children obtain 50% of their DNA from each parent (except for the X chromosome in males), it stands to reason…

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Mother’s Day – Tracking the Mitochondrial DNA Line

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
Just for fun, for Mother’s Day, here is the visual history of my mitochondrial DNA line.  It’s fun, quick to do and a great way to share DNA information with your family! My daughter.…

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Proving Your Tree

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
With all the recent discussion about Ancestry’s new “New Ancestor Discovery” feature rollout, and some wrong individuals being assigned as my ancestors, some people have been asking the question, “How do you know…

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