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Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 28th December 2017, 12:57 PM
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Posted By SpitFire
Man, I'm sorry you're having a hard time. I have...

Man, I'm sorry you're having a hard time. I have read elsewhere that so few people have done these tests that it's hard to find matches. I'm not necessarily looking to do that. I'd like to know more...
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 28th December 2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By SpitFire
MtDNA tests

Is it worth it to do the full sequence vs. the cheaper test and why?
Forum: Scandinavian Y-DNA forum 26th December 2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,761
Posted By SpitFire
Yes I think you're right lol. Through my own...

Yes I think you're right lol. Through my own research I have found ancestors from parts of Scotland where the Vikings made settlements. I've also found paper trails going back to Normandy, where they...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 21st December 2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By SpitFire
Hello, I did. But I didn't really understand it.

Hello, I did. But I didn't really understand it.
Forum: myOrigins Basics 20th December 2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 23,469
Posted By SpitFire
They don't necessarily match my DNA, right?

They don't necessarily match my DNA, right?
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 20th December 2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By SpitFire
What are these SNP's?

I ran my DNA through DNA land and got the following SNP's. What do they mean?
rs12896399
rs728405
rs12913832
rs7183877
rs7495174
rs1800407
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 19th December 2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By SpitFire
IF you choose to do MtDNA testing, definitely pay...

IF you choose to do MtDNA testing, definitely pay for the Full MtDNA. In past, it has been just about as expensive to go from MtDNA-Plus to MtDNA-Full as to just order the Full.

Hi, can you tell...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 18th December 2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 23,469
Posted By SpitFire
Hi there, thanks for the reply. I did mean...

Hi there, thanks for the reply. I did mean Ancient origins, I don't have a Y DNA test, unfortunately. I was just wondering what the little "dig" icons represent.
Forum: myOrigins Basics 18th December 2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 23,469
Posted By SpitFire
Sorry if this has already been asked, but are the...

Sorry if this has already been asked, but are the markers on the ancient origins map actual matches to our DNA, or just examples? Thanks.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th December 2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
Thank you for the advice, it is an expensive test...

Thank you for the advice, it is an expensive test and will only give me my dad's story, as you said. Do you happen to know much about gedcom? I have a match here and there as well (recognize the...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th December 2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
Thanks again, now I will go mad trying to find...

Thanks again, now I will go mad trying to find out which of ancestors we all have in common :D
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th December 2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
Well, I did as you suggested and all of my...

Well, I did as you suggested and all of my matches that live in Sweden, Finland, and Norway show up in the same spot on my 2nd chromosome. I then selected 30-40 others (5 at a time, of course) and...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 16th December 2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
Thank you for this recommendation; I do have some...

Thank you for this recommendation; I do have some DNA matches who live in Sweden and Finland so I will try to figure out the match like you described. Thanks again!
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 16th December 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
I have thought about having my father's DNA...

I have thought about having my father's DNA tested for the Y-DNA. Would that answer more of my questions? Also, if I look at my matches' haplogroups is that an accurate indicator?
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 16th December 2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
Thank you! I did do that and found pins in all...

Thank you! I did do that and found pins in all of the areas that were in my ethnicity and some further East which are consistent with the predicted migrations. I understand it's limited to listed...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 13th December 2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
Thank you for your reply Germanica. What exactly...

Thank you for your reply Germanica. What exactly should I draw from these results then? I am mainly interested in finding out which ancient populations I may have descended from. How should I go...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 12th December 2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By SpitFire
English/Central Europe/Scandinavia

Hi all,
I am new to all of this so bare with me please. I originally got my DNA tested by Ancestry with results being 54% Great Britain, 30 something Western Europe, and 11% Scandinavian. That...
Forum: Scandinavian Y-DNA forum 12th December 2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,761
Posted By SpitFire
English/Central Europe/Scandinavia

Hi all,
I am new to all of this so bare with me please. I originally got my DNA tested by Ancestry with results being 54% Great Britain, 30 something Western Europe, and 11% Scandinavian. That...
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