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Track Your Family Ethnicity on an Excel Chart!

My Ancestry or Ethnicity at a Glance! Everyone’s doing it so why not you? Below you’ll find a blank, 6-generation Excel sheet formatted so that you can track your ancestors names OR – as the new fad suggests – color-code each ancestor’s country or ethnicity. As an example, here’s mine and the logic I chose. First I created an excel sheet with each cell outlined that would have an ancestor’s country listed. I stuck to the convention where father’s are on top and mother’s on the bottom… coughs.. well.. it’s a tradition. I chose to vertically align the countries in … more…

New Feature at Ancestry – DNA Matches on Profiles!

New Tool on other Profiles You Can Access

Thanks to some friendly chatter on a Facebook group I heard rumor yesterday that there had been some changes at Ancestry.com but that only some folks had gotten it rolled out yet (about 1 in 10 at this time). The latest improvement involves the profile pages of folks that administer tests for themselves or others. Now, if you look at a profile page, you can see if the person themselves matches you by DNA or if they administer a test that matches you. To see what it looks like, go to any profile page. It will look like this if … more…