Founder Effect | DNA and Endogamy

Founder Effect | DNA and Endogamy

Founder effect and endogamy are different, but they can occur concurrently in your family tree. Read more from Jayne about the founder effect, what it is, an example of it, and how it differs from endogamy. Both founder effect and endogamy can lead to reduced...
DNA Testing Advice | Why Test Older Generations

DNA Testing Advice | Why Test Older Generations

The best DNA testing advice includes testing relatives in the oldest living generation. Why? This short case study shows why you should be inviting your older relatives to take DNA tests (and share their results with you). When you start getting DNA testing advice,...
Which DNA Tests Does FTDNA Offer?

Which DNA Tests Does FTDNA Offer?

Which DNA tests does FTDNA offer? Family Tree DNA offers three different DNA tests: Family Finder autosomal DNA, YDNA, and mtDNA, which can all help you connect to your DNA matches.  Founded in 2000, Family Tree DNA is the oldest DNA testing company in business. FTDNA...