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Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 29th January 2018, 03:16 PM
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Posted By RebeccaR
Okay, I found out and they do need more DNA...

Okay, I found out and they do need more DNA sample for both the mtDNA and the Y backbone pack.

I decided to abandon (even though it's pricey, ouch! that really hurts) the mtDNA testing from him...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 27th January 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By RebeccaR
Okay, thank you very much. I already...

Okay, thank you very much.

I already anticipated an issue with the mtDNA test (because of the delays) and ordered a FF for my Mother on the 20th. I figured I can upgrade/add mtDNA to her kit if...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 27th January 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By RebeccaR
Is there enough DNA

Is there enough DNA to continue the Y testing of my Uncle, for the Y test that is still pending and any future SNP tests or Big Y tests?

I am not so worried about the mtDNA test because my Mother...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 26th January 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By RebeccaR
You are not some secret that needs to be kept. ...

You are not some secret that needs to be kept. You are a living, breathing, feeling human being and are entitled to all the benefits of such. You do what you want to do for yourself, not coddling...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 23rd January 2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By RebeccaR
I was concerned about just following the...

I was concerned about just following the directions properly and I believe my concerns were justified.

My Uncle failed an Ancestry spit test. TWICE!

His Y tests here are coming along just fine...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 22nd January 2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By RebeccaR
Well, to me, it appears to be an "evolving"...

Well, to me, it appears to be an "evolving" science :):) I don't mind so much. The more people that help them the better, I think. I tried to join a project with my Uncle's native DNA but then...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 21st January 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By RebeccaR
In my experience, MyHeritage is great for other...

In my experience, MyHeritage is great for other purposes but for Native American, they still have much work to do. I think they basically hyperinflated the Native American. My Uncle tested at...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 20th January 2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By RebeccaR
I have a known 2nd cousin that showed up on...

I have a known 2nd cousin that showed up on another site as a 4th cousin. I had noticed too that we shared very little matches in common. I was stumped on that one. I finally asked her when she did...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 20th January 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By RebeccaR
They do have a Finland project. It's nearly 11k...

They do have a Finland project. It's nearly 11k members.

"The FTDNA Finland DNA Project seeks to help Finns, people living in Finland and others who have Finnish ancestors or Finnish connections...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 20th January 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By RebeccaR
My advice is to print a worksheet to use. ...

My advice is to print a worksheet to use.

Then I would just find someone with a tree and find out what they have in common with another person that is also a match, and continue that process. One...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 15th January 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By RebeccaR
Thank you again for all of your insight, Josh. I...

Thank you again for all of your insight, Josh. I find this all so fascinating and I am learning so much.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 15th January 2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By RebeccaR
Josh, thank you for all your insight. What do...

Josh, thank you for all your insight. What do you think of MyHeritage and Ancestry on their analysis of DNA in respect to Jewish populations?

MyHeritage has Sephardic Jewish - North African...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 14th January 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By RebeccaR
Fixing this broken link: ...

Fixing this broken link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQyi9kkGOYOlKIKdoweLNTXNBXpYr_JpcBXUS5L2Yj-f5NE7GSoRJT-yRc-YWKbcK5XpmWH0Iv82Hcf/pubhtml#

And you know, I just noticed on...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 14th January 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By RebeccaR
To me, these results are more telling than the...

To me, these results are more telling than the first ones you posted, because these show a closer distance. Now you're into the 1 point somethings whereas before it was only 5 point somethings.
...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 14th January 2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By RebeccaR
You're welcome Malo. I'm just a noob but still...

You're welcome Malo. I'm just a noob but still trying to help :) Whatever the more experienced members say, listen to them. Have you run the Gedrosia Ancient Eurasia K6 project on GEDMatch?

If...
Forum: Recreation Room 12th January 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,431
Posted By RebeccaR
They were spot on for my father. He has...

They were spot on for my father. He has blue/green eyes. Their rules/description and picture matched his.

For me, their rules/description was correct. The photo color was a bit off though. It...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 11th January 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By RebeccaR
I don't know which one specifically to use. I...

I don't know which one specifically to use. I just personally click around until I find the closest distance :)

From main screen, click on

- Admixture/Oracle with Population Search
then...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 10th January 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By RebeccaR
For GEDMatch, go to - Admixture/Oracle...

For GEDMatch, go to


- Admixture/Oracle with Population Search
then key in
- Jew
and hit enter

It will list about 50 different Jewish populations and which project to test your DNA kit to...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 9th January 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By RebeccaR
That's awesome. Congratulations!

That's awesome. Congratulations!
Forum: Adoptees Forum 2nd January 2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By RebeccaR
What you'll want to do is to triangulate your...

What you'll want to do is to triangulate your closest matches, to see what ancestor you all have in common. Click on Ancestry's "what does this mean?" to see their predicted relationship, and they...
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 31st December 2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By RebeccaR
KATM, Thank you so much for that valued...

KATM,

Thank you so much for that valued information. I will study it some more. You're right that I was equating one with the other. I am learning with much needed help. Thank you.
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 30th December 2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By RebeccaR
Okay, thank you very much.

Okay, thank you very much.
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 30th December 2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By RebeccaR
Would there be a different haplogroup?

I had my Uncle tested and his Batch#798 full mtDNA results will come in soon.

I only match with him on my X chromosome at 23.88 cM. I share 1,677 cM with him overall.

Since we don't match so...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics 21st December 2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By RebeccaR
. Following, because I have the same question...

. Following, because I have the same question too. :)
Forum: DNA Success Stories 15th December 2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Posted By RebeccaR
Smile Super neat! Congrats!

Super neat! Congrats!
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