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DNA Testing for Family History

Index to Gail's articles from various newsletters. Click one of the links to see the article. Email her at  
What is Molecular Genealogy?
Where would I begin?
What test should I take?
What DNA will NOT tell you and the risks involved.
Direct paternal line (men only).
Direct maternal line (men and women).
All the lineages including maternal and paternal (men and women).
Understanding direct paternal results.
Understanding direct maternal line results.
Understanding your Autosomal ('cousin') results.
Understanding the X Chromosome.
Bits ‘n Bobs: DNA Testing Companies, Glossary.
DNA Websites, Blogs, and Forums
Commonly Asked Questions – Some Basic, Some Advanced
DNA – Something a little different…
Current Pricings for the Three Main Genealogical Testing Firms
DNA Testing for Family History
Starting a new series on Y DNA Testing
DNA Testing – Getting into SNP testing on the Y chromosome to enhance your Family History
DNA Testing – Getting into SNP testing on the Y chromosome to enhance your Family History (Contd)
DNA Testing – Going over some frequently asked questions, plus, plus…
FTDNA Projects
Autosomal Ethnicity – How accurate are the maps you are seeing?
DNA Doesn't Lie. Or does it?
Genetics and Geography
What DNA Test? What Firm?
Stuff to think about
Social Network Discussions
Wending your way through FTDNA - Segment 1
Wending your way through FTDNA - Segment 2
Wending your way through FTDNA - Segment 3
Do YOU know what you are doing with your DNA?
Is your family tree on
Is your personal information at risk if you test your DNA for Genealogical purposes?
What does your DNA say about your weaknesses in your genetic make-up
…and now for something a little bit technical…
Newspaper Articles and the impact on a DNA tester.
The Big Y
Using your Family Tree in your FTDNA Account
Genealogy > Family History > DNA
Opening Pandora's Box
Another mystery bites the dust
Mapping your ancestry – by SNP and by UK county
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