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Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 15th April 2018, 07:28 AM
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Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I've always had that message if I've immediately...

I've always had that message if I've immediately tried to download. Most likely it means it's just not ready yet.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 12th April 2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I really don't care whether he agrees with me or...

I really don't care whether he agrees with me or not, but he tested with the V5 chip at 23andMe, and my relative tested at FtDNA. They match at GedmatchGenesis. With these being such different...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 12th April 2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I've heard from him again. I still don't know...

I've heard from him again. I still don't know his kit number! They share one little 8cM segment of DNA. I explained that this is a distant match and likely to be at least a couple of centuries...
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 7th April 2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I think DTJ isn't a matrilineal descendant of the...

I think DTJ isn't a matrilineal descendant of the ancestor whose mtDNA he or she is interested in.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 5th April 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,068
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I think that in order to be found on a search at...

I think that in order to be found on a search at Ancestry it needs to have Ancestry records attached. Ancestry has some Scottish marriages and baptisms, but if you find your records that prove the...
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 5th April 2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I've done the same (and added presumed). I think...

I've done the same (and added presumed). I think they're fairly safe assumptions based on the known relationships and shared DNA.

In general it's the paternal relationships that can be less...
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 5th April 2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I get what you're saying, but the only way to be...

I get what you're saying, but the only way to be absolutely certain of your mtDNA haplogroup and mutations etc is to do the test yourself.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 28th March 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 187,689
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Something's happening. Quite a few new matches...

Something's happening. Quite a few new matches have come through in the last couple of hours.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 27th March 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I manage a few kits. I am related to everyone...

I manage a few kits. I am related to everyone whose kit I manage, and I've transferred the DNA to a couple of other sites.

I've had e-mails from people that have given me no indication whatsoever...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 26th March 2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I have a 4th cousin that I share no DNA with, nor...

I have a 4th cousin that I share no DNA with, nor with his sister. His uncle shares DNA with one of my parents, but he doesn't share any DNA with my parent. He matches several other cousins, so he...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 26th March 2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
With the 1800 shared cM that is very much the...

With the 1800 shared cM that is very much the expected amount for an uncle/nephew relationship.

Who are you getting matches with? Are you getting matches with people whose ancestry isn't from...
Forum: Recreation Room 24th March 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I'm mustering my strength to ignore a recent

post.

Let's hope it works .....
Forum: Recreation Room 24th March 2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,236
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
"I like your list What about the original...

"I like your list What about the original peoples of Australia? And New Zealand? I've always wondered where they fit in.
I believe studies have shown them to be closely related to Africa."

I...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 23rd March 2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
That's just how it is. They kind-of are real...

That's just how it is.

They kind-of are real matches (you do have common ancestors, but sometimes they're WAY back) but you need to do some leg-work to establish which are the closer more recent...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 23rd March 2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
That's just how it is. It's a similar...

That's just how it is.

It's a similar scenario for Polynesians. I'm finding that some of my known relatives from one grandparent are mutual matches with known relatives from another grandparent. ...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 22nd March 2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Possibly it's too late with the GSA chip just...

Possibly it's too late with the GSA chip just around the corner.

If a parent and child had tested with the OmniExpress I'm wondering whether it's possible to create the other parent (it really ...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 21st March 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
[QUOTE=KATM;449897] FTDNA staff had been...

[QUOTE=KATM;449897]

FTDNA staff had been affected by a "bug," i.e. an illness, that some employees had picked up while attending RootsTech (1st week of March). It's possible that it has spread...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 20th March 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
This might be too simple an explanation, and I...

This might be too simple an explanation, and I may have misunderstood, but it appears to me that the way the amount if shared DNA is calculated by FtDNA is by taking 3400cM and subtracting the...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 18th March 2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I'd say it's genuine because at Gedmatch the only...

I'd say it's genuine because at Gedmatch the only other people who match the pair of them on this segment are known close relatives. It's not like some segments which is shared by a couple of dozen...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 17th March 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Ancestry says not a match even with a 16cM segment

A good match has appeared at Gedmatch with some of my relatives. They tested at Ancestry. From the mutual matches she has with some cousins I can tell which branch of the family the match is from. ...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 15th March 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I haven't heard from the original correspondent...

I haven't heard from the original correspondent again.

But there's good news. I'm communicating with a wonderful match who is just as interested (obsessed) as I am, and she writes coherent...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 13th March 2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
I really don't mind who contacts me. Sometimes...

I really don't mind who contacts me. Sometimes if they share segments with known relatives I might be able to give them a region back in Britain where this connection may be from, even if we can't...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 12th March 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
They gave Gedmatch Genesis number for a kit I...

They gave Gedmatch Genesis number for a kit I manage. I don't know their kit number yet.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th March 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
Still no Gedmatch Genesis kit number from them. ...

Still no Gedmatch Genesis kit number from them.

I'd say their success rate with replies from their matches will be low if they don't send useful details until the fifth e-mail.

I wonder who...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th March 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By ltd-jean-pull
My crystal ball is broken.

"Hi cousin. It says we are third cousins on FtDNA. Where are you?"

So I respond that I manage a few kits, and ask for the name on their kit, and who is it that they match.

They reply asking...
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