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Forum: DNA Success Stories 11th October 2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,674
Posted By Yde
Gulf of Bothnia seems to have been closely linked to the British Isles

I base the work on all things that can be used in the search of family who lived centuries ago. Written sources like sagas, carbon-14, dendrochronology, iron age pottery and so on - and more...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 27th September 2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,674
Posted By Yde
I1-Z140, A2087

This year I ended up taking the BigY test + YFull.

The result cancelled my idea of a connection between Gordons and me within the time of surnames known to be in use. Our MRCA namely lived...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 19th May 2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,588
Posted By Yde
Thanks, I have found it. Of what I recall FTDNA...

Thanks, I have found it. Of what I recall FTDNA once had a click-button directing to Ysearch.
Forum: Announcements and New Features 18th May 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,588
Posted By Yde
There was a box where one could write a short...

There was a box where one could write a short notice, max. 1000 letters. Of what I remember the customer at that time should click on "Y-search" on the Dashboard to get into the jungle.

There were...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 18th May 2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,588
Posted By Yde
Personal profile gone?

Once there was a page at FTDNA where the customer could write informations of his ancestry and other short information. Now I can not find it. Was it deleted during an update?
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 19th April 2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By Yde
Year 0

It is about The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

About an enemy.

In those circles they don't like to be reminded of some.

Therefore they use the term ybp, years before present, so we have to...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 5th April 2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 28,836
Posted By Yde
Science: The Danes are half British

"Denmark presented genomic affinity with primarily neighboring countries with overall resemblance of decreasing weight from Britain, Sweden, Norway, Germany and France".

That was a conclusion...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 26th February 2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,308
Posted By Yde
I have 4000 matches in all. With Big Y there is...

I have 4000 matches in all. With Big Y there is at the moment three left.

One 107/111, confirmed by paper trail going 300 years back.
Two 11/12, with a common ancestor living "2000 years ago".
...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 1st February 2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,490
Posted By Yde
If I use the TiP-calculator to find a probability...

If I use the TiP-calculator to find a probability that Mr. A and Mr. B share a common ancestor within the last generations ... one get these answers

Generations Percentage
1 4.85%
2 16.03%
3...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 14th January 2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Yde
How many GD's are the matches? The closest...

How many GD's are the matches?

The closest matches could be descendants of a Stewart from let's say 1500.

The dozens of other names (not so close) could be from men living before 1000.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 31st December 2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By Yde
111 eliminate previous levels?

"When you tested at 111 markers, that refined your results and as a result eliminated any matches you had at a previous levels. The Gordon or Scottish matches you had at the lower levels were just...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 29th December 2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By Yde
Y67: Scotland and many Gordons a coincidence?

I-M253: How many Gordons does a typical Gordon match on Y67? I am not a Gordon and only have ancestry in Denmark.

Since 2006 I have studied my dna-relatives and seen Y-matches gradually narrowing...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 23rd December 2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,085
Posted By Yde
100 % Scandinavian - from where?

Where are the parents to this 100% Scandinavian exactly from?

How many 100% Scandinavians are known by "the system", and where were their parents born?
Forum: Announcements and New Features 13th November 2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,335
Posted By Yde
I am Danish, northwest 11% Metal Age Invader...

I am Danish, northwest

11% Metal Age Invader
41% Farmer
48% Hunter-Gatherer
0% non-European

So quite a lot of Hunter-Gatherer in Scandinavia?

ftdna: "The hunter-gatherer subsistence...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 14th October 2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,516
Posted By Yde
Northwest Jutland, DK, only half Scandinavian

I am nearly 100 % from Northwest Jutland, Denmark, according to papers dating back to the 1600s. Therefore I could be an interesting subject for science, but it is not so. I - an other people from...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 8th October 2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,649
Posted By Yde
Kit Ordered 08/30/2016 Sent ...

Kit
Ordered 08/30/2016
Sent 08/31/2016
Received by Lab, Pending

Family Finder
Ordered 08/30/2016, Batch 0


This is what the page tells.
Forum: Family Finder Basics 1st October 2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,649
Posted By Yde
Where do I find this "Awaiting Results"...

Where do I find this "Awaiting Results" thing?
Forum: Family Finder Basics 29th September 2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,649
Posted By Yde
Where do you check it?

Where do you check it?
Forum: Announcements and New Features 5th August 2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,930
Posted By Yde
I contacted ftdna within 90 minutes after your...

I contacted ftdna within 90 minutes after your wrote this - but it was to late. This afternoon my account is $81,95 less, than it was in the morning. Shipment information says: PRE-SHIPMENT INFO...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 4th August 2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,930
Posted By Yde
That was not so clear told in the mail, was it? ...

That was not so clear told in the mail, was it?

In some way I ordered the FF-offer in my own name, plus cost of shipping to Scandinavia, and got a new kit number.

I paid the requested amount,...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 5th March 2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,698
Posted By Yde
Oh, I thought this sort of question was under...

Oh, I thought this sort of question was under guidance of people from ftdna.

Now I see on Wikipedia, that The YFull service is located in Moscow, Russia.

I will see, if I can get a contact...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 5th March 2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,698
Posted By Yde
125 years before present = yyyy

Thank you for the answers.

I find it very strange, that no one can tell me, how “125 years before present” is expressed in four digits.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 3rd March 2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,698
Posted By Yde
What is ybp? And the "formed" and "TMRCA"-difference?

One can read in the YFull Experimental YTree v3.5:

I-S2000 S2000 was formed 700 ybp, TMRCA 375 ybp. (A closer look tells that in the 95% confidence interval it was formed 1150-350 ybp and that...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 11th January 2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,674
Posted By Yde
"Most of them are Scots, Jutes, Norsemen and even Swedes"

I have upgraded from the 67 level to the 111 level. It completely changed the probabilities of sharing a common ancestor with men named Gordon within “the last 16 and 24 generations”.

The...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 18th December 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,467
Posted By Yde
v1

Thank you
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