Tag Archives: AncestryDNA

Genetic Genealogy – DNA Testing and You

This article is the first in a series that William H. Blue, president of the National Blue Family Association (NBFA), invited me to write some time ago about DNA for genealogy. The series is appearing in issues of The Chalice, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on DNA, Privacy, and Big Corporations

By this time, my few readers should know that I mostly hate AncestryDNA, that 23andMe annoys me, and that I have only minor complaints about Family Tree DNA. I love genetic genealogy. I encourage DNA testing for genealogy with a … Continue reading

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My First True New Ancestry Discovery (NAD) on AncestryDNA

The day has finally come. I am now a part of a New Ancestry Discovery (NAD) group that makes sense! The NAD is Christian JANTZI, who I once thought was my ancestor.

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Best NADs I’ve Seen Yet

Today, I have the best New Ancestor Discoveries (NADs) on AncestryDNA to date! Are you ready? I have always found them freakishly annoying, but now I’m just plain curious. Oh, Ancestry…  

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AncestryDNA is at it Again – Missing Shared Matches

AncestryDNA is at it Again – Missing Shared Matches If you’ve read my past posts about AncestryDNA, you know I have perhaps a 1:19 ratio of Love-Hate with it.1, 2, 3, 4 (Percentage-wise, that’s a 95% hatred of AncestryDNA.)

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