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  • karwiso
    Current mtDNA batch #
    by karwiso
    Awaiting mtDNA from batch 786
    It was expected 6 Nov 2017 to 20 Nov 2017.

    Now results are delayed two weeks,
    now expected 11/20/2017 - 12/04/2017.
    6 November 2017, 04:57 PM
  • keigh
    An Unexpected Breakthrough
    by keigh
    For quite awhile I've been researching my mother's grandfather, Charles Gregory Sutton, and thought I'd pretty well pegged who his parents were. Then came DNA testing and I've found out that I was very wrong.

    I did the autosomal DNA test at Ancestry and FTDNA. I've found the results of...
    15 October 2020, 06:54 PM
  • bdweisel
    MRCA for 5 individuals
    by bdweisel
    My Y-DNA group project is for the Weisel surname.

    What I'd like to know, is it possible to determine the range of generations to the MRCA for the 5 test results shown below. Their haplogroup is R-M269. I didn't find the TiP report useful when comparing two individuals with a known common...
    25 November 2020, 06:37 PM
  • Salim
    4%Sephardic in Myorigins but no matched with Sephardics
    by Salim
    Hello,I have 4% Sephardic in Myorigins ,but in compare my origins with origins of my matchs I don't find a match that he have 90% Sephardic in his origins for excemple or 60% or 30%,I found some matchs have a small Sephardic 's percentage,why?
    26 November 2020, 02:00 AM
  • kRt
    Current Y-DNA batch# ?
    by kRt
    What Y-DNA batch numbers have been recently completed? Which batches are 'in progress' with associated start dates? It would be nice to see some kind of progress log. I have mine in batch 721 that wasn't yet completed.
    4 April 2017, 09:35 AM