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VGS Genetic Genealogy SIG Member Shares Search Success Story

A DNA Search Success Story I just received this email from Cheryl (a member of The Villages Genealogical Society and our Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group) and her husband, Richard. Something I said while explaining AncestryDNA’s shared DNA feature at our February meeting set into motion a chain of events with a very successful outcome.…

AncestryDNA Breakthrough on Genetic Communities

This article is re-posted from the Ancestry.com blog Posted by Ancestry Team on February 7, 2017 in AncestryDNA, TechRoots   Nature Communications Publishes AncestryDNA Breakthrough on Genetic Communities What if from your DNA, you could find out that you’re not just Irish, but related to the Ulster Irish who migrated in droves to the U.S.?…

Understanding Third Party DNA Testing Results Analysis Tools

Understanding Third Party DNA Testing Results Analysis Tools is a presentation made to The Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group of The Villages Genealogical Society on December 12, 2014. It is meant to familiarize our members with the various options they have to analyze their DNA test results and how to use them to convert DNA…

FTDNA Special 4 Day Sale

FTDNA Special 4 Day Sale on Full Sequence Mitochondrial DNA Test! Becaused I am a Project Administrator at Family Tree DNA, last night I received an advance notice of  FTDNA Special 4 Day Sale on their Full Sequence Mitochondrial DNA Test. The sale price is $139, a $60 discount off the normal $199 price. This…