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Keeping it Accurate: How Do We Correct Genealogy Errors?

Note: It’s a bit ironic that the Queen of typos and mistakes wants to write a blog post about them but I need to make a distinction between errors we unknowingly commit and those that we ignore or worse yet promulgate for some other reason. We all make mistakes and we all inadvertently pass on […]

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Adventures in Ancient YDNA: R1b> U152>L2 to Celtic FGC22501

Introduction It all began with a search for my husband’s WHEATON ancestry. After 40 years of trying to connect him with either immigrant Robert WHEATON of Rehoboth, Massachusetts or Thomas WHEADON if Branford, Connecticut I resorted to giving him a YDNA test for Valentine’s Day! In less than 6 weeks I had my answer that […]

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DNA Matching QUESTIONs

Rodger asked: Sorry Kelly but I don’t follow you. Most of this DNA information reminds me of the matrix. Strings of numbers without any apparent meaning or order. How do you know there is a match and what are you looking at/for? Good questions. Lets review some basics of Y-DNA. There are two kinds of  […]

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