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Tag Archives: Y-DNA
Barnes – Surname Saturday
Roberts-Barnes Surname Saturday Barnes Name Origin & Meaning Until we discover an immigrant Barnes ancestor, how the name was derived and its meaning is still elusive. If it is English, it probably relates to someone who lived by or worked … Continue reading
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Will DNA Testing provide the Answer for my Howell Brick Wall?
By Don Taylor I have completed my initial writing about Generations 3, 4, and 5 on my Howell line research. (See my blog on Howell Research for a list of people and articles.) My next person to research in that line … Continue reading
Posted in DNA, Howell Tagged DNA, Howell/Hobbs, Peter M Howell, Virginia, Y-DNA Leave a comment
MGS had a winning Spring Workshop.
I attended the Maine Genealogical Society (MGS) DNA Workshop last weekend. I was impressed with the conference organization and agenda. The logistics were excellent. Registration was easy; the conference program booklet was done well with a few extra blank pages … Continue reading
Posted in DNA, Maine Genealogical Society Tagged atDNA, Autosomal DNA, Blaine Bettinger, Genetic Genealogy, Greater Portland Chapter, mtDNA, Y-DNA 2 Comments
Finding Family – Ancestry and AncestryDNA provided the tools to determine my biological father and half-siblings.
By Don Taylor Determining my biological father and discovering new half siblings is, by far, the greatest success I’ve had in my genealogical activities. Thanks to Ancestry and AncestryDNA, I have been successful in answering lifelong questions regarding my paternity and my ancestry. Don … Continue reading
Posted in DNA, Roberts Tagged Ancestry, Ancestry DNA, atDNA, Finding Family, Hugh Eugene Roberts, Roberts, Y-DNA 3 Comments
My Paternal Brick Wall
Is my biggest brick wall is shattered? Thanks to genetic genealogy, I believe my biggest brick wall has finally been knocked down, shattered, destroyed. I now have a huge lead as to who my biological father is. Searching for who … Continue reading
Posted in DNA, Roberts Tagged Ancestry DNA, atDNA, Family Tree DNA, GEDMatch, Roberts, Y-DNA 2 Comments