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  • Ancestry DNA Testing: 10 Things You Need to Know
    By on December 23rd, 2011 | 6 Comments6 Comments Comments
    #1: DNA Testing Can’t Take the Place of Research While a genealogy DNA test can offer clues to a person’s origins and can determine if two people may be related, it will not provide you with a complete family tree. DNA testing is a supplement to genealogy research and is most often used to confirm the information that has been compiled through...
  • Vikings Brought Native Americans to Iceland 1000 Year...
    By on November 23rd, 2010 | 3 Comments3 Comments Comments
    The first Native American to arrive in Europe was alleged to be brought by the Vikings over 1,000 years ago to Iceland. This person was thought to be a woman. This finding supported the theory that Vikings reached the American continent several centuries before Columbus traveled to the “New World”. How could this be possible? According...
  • GeneTree Web Site Offers New Ways To Reconnect
    By on June 25th, 2009 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    GeneTrees DNA testing can give you the answers you’ve been waiting decades to get about the family, your ethnicity and where you actually came from.The GeneTree web site offers you the chance to learn more about your own heritage, and just maybe to get back in touch with relatives who are still living and learn a lot more about your common a...
  • Melungeons | Who Are They?
    By on August 4th, 2008 | 12 Comments12 Comments Comments
    If you’re not familiar with the term Melungeon, then you’re not unlike many others, even some genealogists aren’t aware of the term and haven’t a clue what it means, or who it applies to. However if your family comes from the Cumberland Gap area, or Cumberland Plateau, and called Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, or West Virgi...
  • Native American Genealogy | DNA Testing for Native Am...
    By on July 27th, 2008 | 73 Comments73 Comments Comments
    Many families have rumors of it, have heard it said that their mother or their fathers mother was “full blood” native American of one variety or another. How do you find out whats real and whats fiction? Nearly all Native Americans belong to one of five mitochondrial DNA haplogroups: A, B, C, D or X and all of these are widely distribu...
  • DNA Testing in Genealogy
    By on July 27th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    Genealogy appeals to one of the more basic needs that we as human beings have. The need to belong is identified as one of those needs which touch all humanity in Maslow’s hierarchy for those of you who have some training in medicine. Genealogy permits you to find out where you belong. At one time genealogy was considered to be a hobby that only ...
  • DNA Analysis
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    Over 60% of the people in the US are currently doing some type of family tree research. Some get frustrated – there’s no question that climbing through the family branches is often an arduous and unrewarding task. Sometimes the leads break, turn out to be mis-remembered, or you “fall completely out” without any solid documentation for all ...

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