Am I Really Related to You?

I do not claim to be an expert in the application of DNA analysis to genealogy research, which is why I always turn to the experts when questions come up. (See previous post on genetic genealogy resources.) More than once I have been approached by someone who asks, “My brother (or sister) and I both…

2018 Genealogy Resolutions

Although it’s a few days past January 1, it’s not too late to make some genealogy resolutions. Do you want to “up your game” and work a little harder on your research this year? Maybe you’d rather focus on a project with an end result, such as a story about an ancestor or a photo…

DNA Sale

If you’ve been putting off purchasing¬†a DNA test kit, this weekend might be the time to do it. Many DNA testing companies¬†have sales on or around April 25, which is National DNA Day. To see what the sales are, check out Your Genetic Genealogist’s blog post. This is a great chance to get started using…

Genetic Genealogy Resources

One of our members gave a great presentation at our Genealogy Networking Group meeting last night. He shared how his DNA results helped him connect with a previously unknown branch of his family. This prompted lots of discussion and a list of websites and organizations to turn to for help in understanding and making the…