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Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 19th April 2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By Biblioteque
jalbertini: The operative word is "partial." Re...

jalbertini: The operative word is "partial." Re mtDna, 23 and Me only gives you a part of the sequence, not the entire sequence.

I.e., at 23 and Me, they gave me U3a1; but at FTDNA, they gave me...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 14th April 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,804
Posted By Biblioteque
The biological relatives you have found who do...

The biological relatives you have found who do not want to acknowledge you, it could be they do not believe in dna, and therefore do not believe they are related to you.

My very educated 1st...
Forum: Recreation Room 21st March 2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,267
Posted By Biblioteque
And, some explain that Mexicans are either NA, or...

And, some explain that Mexicans are either NA, or Spanish, or a COMBINATION of the two.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 5th March 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Biblioteque
DNA does not lie

genealogy2015: In addition to the very good points already given, please remember that DNA does not lie, ever. Although, you do need to know how to interpret it; and it can be somewhat random.
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Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 3rd March 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Biblioteque
FTDNA does not charge us a penny for the services...

FTDNA does not charge us a penny for the services they provide after testing. It is free to us.

Please tell us what MyHeritage charges for their services/subscription after testing, just for a...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 23rd February 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Biblioteque
How far back in time have any of you been able to...

How far back in time have any of you been able to turn a tree match into a TG?

I, and two others, recently shared a tree match with a CA born 1663, and we overlapped on a segment, and I did a...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 17th February 2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Biblioteque
The replies are a great summation! Many of...

The replies are a great summation!

Many of us look at these ethnicity reports for their "entertainment value."

At Gedmatch, print out a pretty, colorful pie chart and label it "This MAY be my...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 13th February 2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Biblioteque
Roberta Estes has written/blogged about the...

Roberta Estes has written/blogged about the shovel teeth. I have never heard about the bump on the back of the neck. Please tell us more about the bump. Thank you.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 13th February 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Biblioteque
DavidB, In addition to the aforementioned, e.g.,...

DavidB, In addition to the aforementioned, e.g., if you have 5 people in your "triangulation" (yes, I know tri means 3), you now need to have all of your matches upload to Gedmatch and do a...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 12th February 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Biblioteque
Paternal DNA

DebbieH, you are good to go!

The FF matches you got back today are your cousins from BOTH of your parents, Mother AND Father.

The X is actually Chromo 23, and has a different inheritance path,...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 12th February 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Biblioteque
23 and Me does NOT include the complete...

23 and Me does NOT include the complete haplogroup, only partial.

I.e., I tested at 23 and they gave me U3a.

I then tested mtDna full sequence at FTDNA and they gave me the COMPLETE...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 2nd February 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Biblioteque
This is a bit of overlap from the previous link,...

This is a bit of overlap from the previous link, but my eyes follow the presentation of this one better.

https://dna-explained.com/2013/09/18/native-american-mitochondrial-haplogroups/
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 2nd February 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Biblioteque
Jack, this is from Roberta Estes and could be...

Jack, this is from Roberta Estes and could be helpful re Native American mtDna. She has done many other articles on NA also.
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Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 30th January 2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Biblioteque
I have had 3 new mtDna matches this month, for a...

I have had 3 new mtDna matches this month, for a total of 23-one step. I am U3a1b.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 27th January 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Biblioteque
According to this, 661 cMs could be a great...

According to this, 661 cMs could be a great grandparent.

https://dnapainter.com/tools
Forum: Recreation Room 21st January 2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,360
Posted By Biblioteque
MoberlyDrake

Do you live in an area where you can get a cab to just one meeting/workshop?

At the meeting, perhaps you could do some networking and let at least one person know you are a member but getting...
Forum: Recreation Room 16th January 2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By Biblioteque
My primary gripe with Ancestry is the...

My primary gripe with Ancestry is the navigational tools with which we are provided in our dna accounts, and not the rest of their "operation".

They took my cancellation and gave me a number. ...
Forum: Recreation Room 15th January 2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By Biblioteque
Ancestry, at some point, is going to have a "come...

Ancestry, at some point, is going to have a "come to Jesus" moment. People will, in droves, protest their "mickey mouse" and broken navigational tools which they thrust upon us by canceling their...
Forum: Recreation Room 13th January 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,875
Posted By Biblioteque
Carpathian, and there is a lot of sloppiness on...

Carpathian, and there is a lot of sloppiness on all sides.

I had a dna match who had a PhD, and in her tree she had her great grandfather married to himself; and then he and himself had a child...
Forum: Recreation Room 13th January 2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,875
Posted By Biblioteque
And just a caveat to all adoptees who test at...

And just a caveat to all adoptees who test at Ancestry.

Just because you have a close dna match with someone who has a big tree, please do not get excited and run with that without first...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 2nd January 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By Biblioteque
mjclayton31 - Many people at Ancestry probably do...

mjclayton31 - Many people at Ancestry probably do copy people/ancestors and info from other people's trees; but I do not think there is a mechanism/feature to do an actual copy and paste. You cannot...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 30th December 2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,464
Posted By Biblioteque
https://dnapainter.com/tools/sharedcmv2 ...

https://dnapainter.com/tools/sharedcmv2

According to this chart, there is a wide variance of possibilities for kinship/relationship, even 5C1R, with your stated cMs.

And, just google GEDmatch,...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 29th December 2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,464
Posted By Biblioteque
How many cMs do you share with your 2nd cousin,...

How many cMs do you share with your 2nd cousin, and with your 3rd cousin?

As the others have suggested, uploading to GEDmatch is important. It is free and takes less than 10 minutes.
Forum: DNA Success Stories 15th December 2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,647
Posted By Biblioteque
So happy for you; and thanks for sharing! What a...

So happy for you; and thanks for sharing! What a great holiday gift!
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 14th December 2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,677
Posted By Biblioteque
Roberta Estes who blogs under DNAeXplained is an...

Roberta Estes who blogs under DNAeXplained is an expert on all things DNA.

She is also the DNA Advisor for the Melungeon Project.

Just google, Melungeon Roberta Estes
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