Welcome to the Family Tree DNA Forums.
If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Family Tree DNA Communications
Announcements of changes at Family Tree DNA and to the FTDNA website. This is also for general communications by FTDNA staff.
by dna
21st October 2014 11:18 AM Go to last post
177 2,265
This forum is for customers to talk about features they would like to see. It may also be used to report potential website issues and account bugs, though you will get faster service by sending those to helpdesk@familytreedna.com.
21st October 2014 10:31 AM Go to last post
468 2,551
This is a good place for chatting about off topic subjects and just having fun together. Keep the humor PG13 and things friendly please.
by 1798
21st October 2014 11:39 AM Go to last post
52 1,272
This is a place for free and open grumbling, griping, and venting about anything and everything about DNA, companies, and genealogy that irks you. You may even come here to complain about the Forums and how they are run.
21st October 2014 07:44 AM Go to last post
140 1,353
General Interest
Everything you wanted to know about DNA and Genealogy but didn't know where to ask. This board is open to customers and visitors.
by dna
21st October 2014 12:57 AM Go to last post
4,251 46,904
How DNA helped solve a family brick wall. We encourage you to publish your story here. This board is open to customers and visitors.
by Lincoln
20th October 2014 05:45 AM Go to last post
227 2,433
This is a forum for adoptees and descendants of adoptees to share their research experiences and exchange information as well as tips. This board is open to customers and visitors.
by dna
16th October 2014 11:48 PM Go to last post
52 425
For talk of scientific papers on population genetics, archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing.
11th October 2014 11:09 AM Go to last post
40 161
Do you have results from Genographic? Are you considering testing with them? This board is open to customers and visitors.
9th October 2014 03:29 PM Go to last post
551 9,533
Maternal Lineages (mtDNA)
Direct maternal lineages can be traced with a mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) test. Children, both male and female, inherit their mtDNA from their mothers. MtDNA testing can be used as evidence in genealogy and for personal ethnic ancestry. It is commonly used in studies to show migrations of population groups across time and geography.
All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
18th October 2014 09:59 AM Go to last post
48 276
All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
by efgen
18th October 2014 11:43 AM Go to last post
31 196
Users can exchange advanced information here on mtDNA testing, results, and questions. You must register and sign in to view or post in this forum.
by dna
21st October 2014 01:22 AM Go to last post
770 6,513
Paternal Lineages (Y-DNA)
Direct paternal lineages are traced with Y-DNA tests from the male Y-Chromosome. Y-DNA testing lends itself to recent surname studies, personal ethnic ancestry testing, and the study of historic connections between populations and geography.
This is an area for those who are new to DNA testing for genealogy can ask about Y-DNA STR based tests and their test results. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
21st October 2014 09:36 AM Go to last post
93 812
This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
by 1798
20th October 2014 08:09 AM Go to last post
130 1,957
This forum is for those new to personal ancestry testing on the direct paternal line with Y-DNA SNP tests. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
13th October 2014 10:40 PM Go to last post
66 614
Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
by dna
16th October 2014 12:51 AM Go to last post
1,154 10,995
Users can talk about SNP based tests such as single SNP testing by Sanger sequencing, Geno 2.0 chip based testing, and next-generation sequencing tests like BIG Y.
by hansdb
19th October 2014 01:23 PM Go to last post
145 2,032
Universal Lineage Testing (Autosomal DNA)
Using autosomal DNA allows genealogists to match cousins and close relatives from all of their family lines. Autosomal DNA also allows those interested in personal ethnic origins to discover connections to geographic based ethnic groups in recent and distant times.
21st October 2014 11:33 AM Go to last post
159 1,229
20th October 2014 12:29 PM Go to last post
88 1,322
Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
by dna
21st October 2014 11:27 AM Go to last post
2,001 28,000
The X-Chromosome
The X-Chromosome is the female sex chromosome. Men inherit a single X from their mother while Women inherit one X from their mother and one X from their father.
This forum is for newbie topics about the X-Chromosome. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
by Lincoln
20th October 2014 05:32 AM Go to last post
73 528
Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
by Joel
24th September 2014 08:22 AM Go to last post
14 133
Group Administrators Forums
15th October 2014 08:43 AM Go to last post
19 138
Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
by dna
12th October 2014 11:21 AM Go to last post
586 2,767
by efgen
14th August 2014 10:55 AM Go to last post
26 89
Y-DNA Haplogroup Project Forums
  C
  E
  I
  O
  Q
  R
mtDNA Haplogroup Project Forums
V19
15th October 2014 02:02 PM Go to last post
10 40
by fmoakes
25th May 2014 05:05 PM Go to last post
10 30
Y-DNA Lineage and Surname Project Forums
A forum for the Bruce DNA project
by flanged
8th February 2014 06:53 AM Go to last post
4 7
This is a private forum for the BAIRD / BARD / BEARD surname project.
28th February 2014 08:44 AM Go to last post
2 4
by Stevo
6th September 2014 09:34 AM Go to last post
2 38
Never 0 0
For the Still Surname Project. http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Still/default.aspx
28th August 2014 05:55 PM Go to last post
2 7
Geographic Project Forums
16th July 2014 10:24 AM Go to last post
6 31
by cacmbf
29th May 2014 01:39 PM Go to last post
87 542
by roykeys
25th April 2014 12:10 PM Go to last post
7 32
Scandinavian Y-DNA project forum
24th May 2014 12:55 AM Go to last post
3 20
Archives
Cast your vote - what Family Tree Software do you use?
16th November 2013 08:39 AM Go to last post
1 215
This forum was for the historic Batching process at Family Tree DNA. As batches as such are now primarily an accounting function, this forum has been closed to new posts.
by KATM
21st November 2013 05:01 PM Go to last post
575 10,983


What's Going On?
Family Tree DNA Forums Statistics
Family Tree DNA Forums Statistics
Threads: 12,691, Posts: 140,832, Members: 5,809, Active Members: 780
Welcome to our newest member, RMadera
Blogs: 50, Entries: 118, Last 24 Hours: 0
Latest Blog Entry, Welcome to my Blog. by James
Today's Birthdays
View Birthdays
Arminda, MBR1965 (49), AngelaC (43), cariad73 (41), D91B (37)

Contains New Posts   Forum Contains New Posts
Contains No New Posts   Forum Contains No New Posts

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:41 AM.


Family Tree DNA - World Headquarters

1445 North Loop West, Suite 820
Houston, Texas 77008, USA

Phone: (713) 868-1438 | Fax: (832) 201-7147
Copyright 2001-2010 Genealogy by Genetics, Ltd.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.