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Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 25th February 2018, 02:38 AM
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Posted By ltd-jean-pull
mtDNA Full Sequence Release Survey

A survey has appeared when I log in. It doesn't seem to be a survey - more like a permission form. I'm very happy to help.

The first sentence is:
"Herein, I give my consent to use my complete...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 24th February 2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Then why do you focus on this one ancestor?

Then why do you focus on this one ancestor?
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 24th February 2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I'm not hoping for a family reunion or anything. ...

I'm not hoping for a family reunion or anything. All I was hoping for was copies of any of the old photos of our MUTUAL ancestors. We don't have any photos of my gtgt-grandmother, but there I know...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 23rd February 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
You asked a similar question earlier and I...

You asked a similar question earlier and I suggested not to focus too much on your patrilineal Campbell line. You replied that you weren't.

One ancestor from 1740 won't have a large influence on...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 23rd February 2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
We could all "shop around" with various admixture...

We could all "shop around" with various admixture calculators until we get what we think we should be getting.

I wouldn't assume that any Admixture calculator is particularly precise, but I'm...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 21st February 2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Probably. But FamilySearch has an Undo option,...

Probably. But FamilySearch has an Undo option, so often it's not that difficult. I hadn't remembered to "watch" these people, so I didn't pick up on the change for quite a while. Now they're being...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 20th February 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
And then there's FamilySearch. At least you can...

And then there's FamilySearch. At least you can edit those yourself though.

One of my ancestors was born around 1730 in Fife. I've never found his baptism but there were five babies baptised...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 20th February 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
You just have to get used to it Miamio. ...

You just have to get used to it Miamio.

I've been very disappointed in the response from relatives from one branch of the family. When my gtgt-grandmother stated she was a spinster when she...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 18th February 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I think you should try to point out the error/s. ...

I think you should try to point out the error/s. At the very least you should start with ones that are more recent.

Sometimes I've had a good response (and even received some useful information...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 16th February 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Sorry - I made a mistake and didn't explain...

Sorry - I made a mistake and didn't explain myself well.

Good point - you can't download from Gedmatch of course. I was wondering whether it's possible to create a kit for the missing parent and...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 16th February 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Phased Gedmatch kit for one parent. Possible to upload?

A parent and child tested with FamilyTreeDNA. The other parent is not available for testing.

A phased kit of the other parent (so "half" a parent) has been created at Gedmatch.

Is it...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 15th February 2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I agree about critical mass. I've been...

I agree about critical mass.

I've been helping a "cousin" (a match, previously unknown to us) find his biological family. He only knew his mother's name and country of birth. We worked out who...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 14th February 2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Using 1 population approximation: 1 Irish @...

Using 1 population approximation:
1 Irish @ 4.240632
2 West_Scottish @ 4.733151
3 Orcadian @ 4.936374
4 Southeast_English @ 5.501488
5 North_Dutch @ 5.912115
6 Southwest_English @ 6.519150

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Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 12th February 2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Others will know more about this Nathalie, but...

Others will know more about this Nathalie, but perhaps this is a fairly common haplogroup for males with ancestry from Brittany?

Unfortunately for females autosomal matches are the most useful.
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 9th February 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Regarding what is physically possible. ...

Regarding what is physically possible.

https://dna-explained.com/2013/04/14/swabbing-the-recently-deceased/
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 5th February 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Are your cousins that have tested relatives of...

Are your cousins that have tested relatives of your father or relatives of your mother, and have the taken an autosomal (FamilyFinder) test?
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 26th January 2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 46,719
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Let me get this straight. You're annoyed with...

Let me get this straight. You're annoyed with FamilyTreeDNA that Ancestry changed the format of the DNA file they allow you to download?
Forum: Family Finder Basics 25th January 2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Family Finder Basics 25th January 2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Was it possible to download a file of matching segments once?

I though I had done this for the autosomal matches, but I can't see how to do it any longer.
Forum: myOrigins Basics 23rd January 2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,242
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Getting 1-2% Nigerian at MyHeritage & Ashkenazi

I uploaded a relative's FtDNA kit to MyHeritage last week and was too busy looking at all the mutual matches to notice the estimated ethnicities.

This kit is coming up with 1.2% Nigerian and 1%...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 23rd January 2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 46,719
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Perhaps you need to clear your cache. The link...

Perhaps you need to clear your cache. The link works for me.
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 22nd January 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 46,719
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
This issue has been discussed at length in this...

This issue has been discussed at length in this thread Marci, and the suggestion (in this thread) is that you try this tool to make your Ancestry DNA downloaded file compatible with FamilyTreeDNA. ...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 22nd January 2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 46,719
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
My matches wouldn't load for a while yesterday. ...

My matches wouldn't load for a while yesterday. It may have been at the same time the Autosomal Transfer page was down.

My matches are loading today.

Although you haven't had to convert your...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 22nd January 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Can you clarify please? Are you using the...

Can you clarify please?

Are you using the same log-in (kit number and password) for yourself and your MIL, or do you have one each?
Forum: Family Finder Basics 22nd January 2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
No, it won't affect the result. One of my...

No, it won't affect the result.

One of my testers is living with three types of cancer.
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