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23andMe – Show Close Relatives Button

23andMe – Show Close Relatives Button

Show Close Relatives The main reason adoptees and genealogists buy a DNA kit from 23andMe is to find relatives, preferably close relatives, to help them recreate or verify their family tree. Genealogists are generally trying to either break through brick walls — ancestors whose parents aren’t known — or verify that the tree they have is correct. Adoptees and Orphans have to start building their tree from scratch. The best and easiest way to do this … Read entire article »

Filed under: 23andMe Guide

The Interwoven Vine — an Adoptee’s French Canadian Ancestry

The Interwoven Vine — an Adoptee’s French Canadian Ancestry

The Art of Finding Ancestors I’ve recently tested at AncestryDNA which is a DNA service of Ancestry.com the famous genealogy research company with 2 million subscribers. I’ll get into the nuts and bolts of DNA testing at Ancestry soon but for tonight I want to talk about my French Canadian ancestry and how difficult it is for an adoptee to figure out their French Canadian heritage. It is difficult for adoptees to identify their ancestry no matter … Read entire article »

Filed under: My Genetic Journey