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Forum: Announcements and New Features 23rd March 2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 47,837
Posted By tlgarrison
For now you can still download the two different...

For now you can still download the two different types available: Build 37 and Build 36. They are still there and I just tested it and downloaded mine again.

I don't take chances so as soon as...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 31st May 2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By tlgarrison
If this would happen to my results, I would go...

If this would happen to my results, I would go into the mother's kit on FTDNA since dnagedcom showed that she had 789 matches (which is not a number that would make me think she was from an...
Forum: Recreation Room 26th April 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,855
Posted By tlgarrison
I have tested autosomal at FTDNA (8/2011...

I have tested autosomal at FTDNA (8/2011 results), AncestryDNA (9/2012 results) and 23andMe (2/2015 results).

I have found great things using FTDNA and AncestryDNA (even though AncestryDNA does...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics 26th April 2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,570
Posted By tlgarrison
r1a1a group

I was wondering what happened to the nice chart "r1a1a Clades (by SNP Markers)" that used to be on the "r1a1a and subclades YDNA Project - Background page"?

I have linked to this page and...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 24th April 2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
Now some more is happening

It appears from reading the threads on the YFULL facebook page that FTDNA may be trying to remove the STR's as well because a lot of the new BAM files are being called back by FTDNA saying that the...
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 22nd April 2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,738
Posted By tlgarrison
Same here. I don't think I have had notifications...

Same here. I don't think I have had notifications for almost a year. But my other co administrator does get them and forwards me copies. Not sure what the problem is.
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 22nd April 2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
@dtvmcdonald that was what I was hoping and was...

@dtvmcdonald that was what I was hoping and was going to be my next question.
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 21st April 2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
In my opinion this change should have been made...

In my opinion this change should have been made known so that Administrators like me would not be put in a bad place when these new tests come back without the mtDNA when we told our group members...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 20th April 2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
Because it did! At least until about a month...

Because it did! At least until about a month ago. We were not supposing. For me it was about 90% of the coding region and was enough to confirm my mtDNA haplogroup of H11a2a1 which was the same...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 19th April 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
Thanks, I had my very distant cousin check and it...

Thanks, I had my very distant cousin check and it appears that it has been stripped out because this is what he sent me:

ChrM BAM file size: 0.12 Kb
Length coverage: 0 bp (0.00%)
Min depth...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 19th April 2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
This is exactly what position I am in. I (as an...

This is exactly what position I am in. I (as an admin) convinced a member of my group to get the BigY to help establish a new branch off R-Y2395. We had already had the 111 YDNA so telling him that...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 18th April 2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
I just checked mine from September and it was 870...

I just checked mine from September and it was 870 MB zipped up. My distant cousin who got his this March is 350 +/-

So something has changed. This is not good as we expect the product to be...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 18th April 2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,823
Posted By tlgarrison
From a recent thread on YFULL Facebook group,...

From a recent thread on YFULL Facebook group, seems that FTDNA might be stripping mtDNA data from the new BIGY BAM files before giving them to the customers.

"Many of the new "BAM" files do not...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 14th April 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By tlgarrison
I, Myself wish they would just postpone it...

I, Myself wish they would just postpone it forever as it will cause nothing but problems with my surname group. Each subgroup not related to the other and they will think every post as being...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 14th April 2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By tlgarrison
Sometimes Mom and Dad are distant cousins of each...

Sometimes Mom and Dad are distant cousins of each other. And these strange combinations of DNA happen to bring about a match between you and another because the half that you got from mom say 6.5 cm...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 7th April 2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,006
Posted By tlgarrison
Wow, someone at FTDNA needs to put this right and...

Wow, someone at FTDNA needs to put this right and quick. This kind of thing would be extremely stressful.

But if you think about it the likelihood that your son would not match you but actually...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 24th March 2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By tlgarrison
Site Security Error

I was helping on of my project members download their VCF and BAM files and I noticed that I am getting the site security warning shown below:

Your connection is not private

Attackers might be...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 18th February 2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,448
Posted By tlgarrison
I think our group will be opting out of this...

I think our group will be opting out of this monstrosity. It is fine if everyone in your group is from the same line. But us Garrisons have many different lineages and Haplogroups about 215...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 29th January 2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,431
Posted By tlgarrison
I would like to thank you both @Armando and...

I would like to thank you both @Armando and @PNGarrison for the great dialog which has helped tremendously. Thank you @PNGarrison for the great links and I have saved them will print them out so I...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 28th January 2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,431
Posted By tlgarrison
Thank you for the detailed information. What you...

Thank you for the detailed information. What you said about the older father's having children with more mutations is shedding some light on another member of our group. what is a good source for...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 23rd January 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,431
Posted By tlgarrison
Yes, that can happen and I had thought of it but...

Yes, that can happen and I had thought of it but that is a two step mutation at that marker. I will have to look up the mutation rate for that location to determine the odds for that timespan.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 23rd January 2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,431
Posted By tlgarrison
Yes that is what I always thought. Now, that one...

Yes that is what I always thought. Now, that one kit is making me wonder if their paper trail has a problem. And they are linking to the wrong brother. (They paid a Professional Genealogist to work...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 23rd January 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,487
Posted By tlgarrison
Yes, you are correct (and I have seen that happen...

Yes, you are correct (and I have seen that happen silly me), but even if that long shot were the case he still would not end up with a match with his surname or he would have seen it at 12 or 25...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 23rd January 2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,487
Posted By tlgarrison
If you have 0 matches at 37 markers then you will...

If you have 0 matches at 37 markers then you will hav 0 matches at 67 markers. I would wait at least until another good sale. But you need patience and wait for a good match.

Good luck.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 23rd January 2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,431
Posted By tlgarrison
YDNA Mutation Question

A known group of 30 men with the same surname that are all descended from the same man who lived 400 years ago had the YDNA 67 Marker test and they all match pretty much as you would expect that...
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