Family Tree DNA: Add A Family Tree

Family Tree DNA: Add A Family Tree

Here’s how (and why) to add your family tree file to your Family Tree DNA test AND link known DNA matches on FTDNA to their spot on your tree. It’s easy to upload your family tree or pedigree file to Family Tree DNA so you can attach it to your DNA test results....
23andMe: New Tree Feature

23andMe: New Tree Feature

23andMe is adding a much-needed tree tool for genetic genealogists to help DNA matches learn how they may be related. Here’s what it looks like and how to get access. This post was updated on 10 March 2020. 23andMe is perhaps best known globally for the Health part of...
DNA Triangulation

DNA Triangulation

DNA triangulation can help you figure out how you’re related to your DNA matches or identify an unknown ancestor on your family tree. Here’s how it can help you with your shared matches and genealogy. I always loved math, but not geometry. Too many complicated...
Organizing DNA Matches: 3 Steps

Organizing DNA Matches: 3 Steps

Get started organizing your DNA matches with these 3 suggestions for turning your jumbled list into an organized group of genetic networks—and eventually, a better family tree. At my house, I can tell whose turn it is to unload the dishwasher by the state of the...