If you are just getting started in Genetic Genealogy, or you just want to double check your understanding of the basics, this is the best place to start! On this page you will see all of the beginning content for all three test types.
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The mtDNA match table holds the most valuable information for your mtDNA test- but what does it mean? In these short few minutes together you will learn how to navigate this table and identify your best matches.
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Learn the basics of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA test) to decide if it might be of use in your family history.
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Get to know the Family Finder main match page at Family Tree DNA.
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Learn the basics of this popular tool for determining your deep ancestral heritage.
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Each of your DNA matches has a personal match page where their personal, genetic, and genealogical information is displayed. Learn the basic anatomy of this page and how you can use it in your genealogy.
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Learn all of the ins and outs of your YDNA profile and be better prepared to understand the matching process.
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Have you been wondering if a YDNA test might be right for you and your family history? In the next few minutes we will cover the basics of this useful and very informative test that can give you insight into the past of any male on your pedigree chart.