Category Archives: DNA

My mtDNA Results – T2b

mtDNA by Don Taylor I recently took the mtDNA[i] test through Family Tree DNA. I wasn’t surprised to learn I am a T2b haplogroup (23&Me’s test also told me that). There were 30 matches with a Genetic Distance of zero … Continue reading

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Mary Elizabeth (Manning) Brown’s Mother – Part 6 of 6

Can DNA Help? Brown-Mannin(g)Line By Don Taylor I’ve been unsuccessful in finding any information regarding my great-grandmother’s mother, Eliza Jane Fannin(g). I’m not 100% convinced that is her name. But, continuing my investigation, my next step is to look and … Continue reading

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Ancestry Updated Ethnicity Estimates & DNA Communities

DNA Roberts-Brown Ancestors By Don Taylor Ancestry has updated their Ethnicity estimates once again. Ancestry likes to look at your DNA from a world perspective, but I find the “DNA Communities” much more interesting. Besides showing you where ancestors may … Continue reading

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FamilyTreeDNA – Mother’s Day Sales

In case you missed it, FamilyTreeDNA is offering Mother’s Day Sales on it’s Family Finder and mtDNA tests. “Family Ancestry” is their Family Finder test that tests autosomal DNA and can be taken by anyone. “Maternal Ancestry” is a mitochondrial … Continue reading

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Ancestry – December Sale!

Ancestry® December Sale AncestryHealth® is on sale for $99* (originally $149) AncestryDNA® is on sale for $59. Ancestry® Gift Subscriptions are also 20% off. Sale ends at 11:59 pm EST on Tuesday, December 31st. This is a great time to … Continue reading

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