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The Value of Comparing Two DNA Kits on GEDmatch Genesis

What can you learn while comparing two DNA kits on GEDmatch Genesis to assist in your genetic genealogy research? Discover the changes that occur when you match cousins of a known common ancestor, a parent-child, and a family with endogamy. As genealogists, one of the things we’re research is how people are related to us […]

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14 June 2019 This week in genealogy videos
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Your Genealogy Video Playlist for 14 June 2019

New genealogy videos this week ask whether your parents are genetically related, discuss the value of genealogy research plans, and more. Genetic Genealogy Videos Additional DNA related videos this week include: AncestryDNA Matches color coding, How to get around the 24 color limit! – DNA Family Trees How to Upload DNA to GEDmatch Genesis and […]

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Fundamentals of Genealogy Research Plans
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The Fundamentals of Genealogy Research Plans

Research plans, like citations, scare a lot of beginning genealogists but they shouldn’t. Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, shared the fundamentals of genealogy research plans with us during a recent visit. When you want to transition from being a casual genealogist to someone more serious, research plans often come into the equation. Otherwise, we’re using the […]

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Amy Johnson Crow tips for donating your genealogy research
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5 Tips for Donating Your Genealogy

What do we do with stuff that we need to downsize but can no longer (or don’t want to) take care of? Amy Johnson Crow shared five fantastic tips on donating your genealogy to archives and libraries. Amy says, what we do with our stuff is the, “$64,000 question.” 1. We have to ORGANIZE! (Yikes) […]

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Can DNA tell you if your parents are genetically related?
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Can DNA reveal if your parents are related?

Are your parents related? Genesis has a tool that can help you find out. Most people might think, “my parents aren’t related,” but if you go back three or four generations you might actually find that your parents share a common great-great-grandparent How can GEDmatch tell whether or not your parents are related? You get […]

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May 31 Genealogy Video Round Up
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13 Family History Videos to Watch Now

This week, a history channel released a “test your skill” video about life in the 1880s, Ancestry.com released two videos (boy have we missed Crista online), and we asked people if they could identify who first colonized New York! All this and more in our genealogy videos on YouTube round up! Genealogy Tips 15 Quick […]

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16 Genealogy Videos to Watch This Week
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16 Genealogy Videos You Should Watch This Week

This week in genealogy video kicks off with the hot topic: GEDmatch and whether you should opt-in or opt-out of the Law Enforcement access database. I also found 15 more videos that you can enjoy during the next week. Other Genetic Genealogy Video About the MyHeritage DNA Health+Ancestry test – MyHeritage Genealogy Research Tip Videos […]

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Genealogy Video Round Up 17 May 2019

Boy howdy this week has flown past as we put the final touches on writing our newest book, Downsizing with Family History in Mind. Thank goodness the weekend is upon us and we can binge watch about our family topic – FAMILY HISTORY!!! This post is a round-up of genealogy videos released this week on […]

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Genealogy Video Round-Up ~ 10 May 2019

We discovered a few new genealogy YouTube channels. We’ve also corralled your favorite family history channel releases in one post. Grab your favorite treat and enjoy the learning!!! Genetic Genealogy Genetic genealogy takes quite a while to understand. Thankfully there are new videos every week to help us on our DNA discovery journey. How to […]

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Genealogy Video Round-Up ~ 3 May 2019

This week three new DNA videos, 6 genealogy research tips, and two webinars should fill your family history viewing education. Let’s get started! Genetic Genealogy Genetic genealogy takes quite a while to understand. Thankfully there are new videos every week to help us on our DNA discovery journey. Ancestry DNA Traits Reviewed! – DNA Family […]

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