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7 Steps for Using DNA to Find Birth Parents of Adoptees & Others with Unknown Parents

Trying to find birth parents? DNA and genetic genealogy along with good detective work and plain old fashioned genealogy research can yield results. I am thrilled to have Mary Eberle, JD of DNA Hunters  as a guest writer today! Welcome, Mary! Many adoptees and others looking with unknown parents use DNA in their searches. There …

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Understanding Your AncestryDNA Matches

Your AncestryDNA results are in. Maybe you’ve always been interested in genealogy, or perhaps you received the test as a gift, and really have no idea what to expect. There is a learning curve to understand DNA test results, even for seasoned genealogists. AncestryDNA’s test is an autosomal DNA test, which looks at chromosomes 1-22 …

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Explore Ancestry.com’s ThruLines – A Most Useful DNA Tool!

Learn how to use Ancestry.com’s ThruLines DNA tool. Find out how you may be related to your DNA matches and expand the search for your ancestors. At RootsTech 2019, Ancestry announced their new DNA tool  ThruLines to use and you evaluate your Ancestry.com DNA results. Thrulines caused a lot of excitement and buzz among the …

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