Where do you come from? If you want to know and want to send for a DNA test, which company should you use? If you’d like to know about your family ancestry and relatives, the technology is now available, and the price is lower than you’d think. Below we’ve reviewed three of the most popular options and discuss their relative merits to help you choose a DNA testing company that is right for you.Types of DNA Tests
There are three types of DNA tests you can have performed if you are interested in learning more about your ancestry. The [...]
Ancestry vs. Family Tree DNA: Which One is Your Best Bet? Once upon a time, people eager to learn about family trees used journals and photo albums stored in attics to figure how who–to invoke Biblical lingo–begot whom. Nowadays, the DNA helix does what family records can’t: laboratory tests break down DNA samples submitted by those eager to know more about their deepest roots.
Surprises? You can count on them: from discovering unknown Native American ancestry to learning forefathers may have come to the U.S. on the Mayflower, tracking DNA has become an [...]
Family Tree DNA Testing Review As interests in genealogy and ancestry increase, companies who test DNA try to keep up with the demand. One company who has been doing that for over a decade is Family Tree DNA, a company based in Houston, Texas that offers a variety of testing for those interested in genealogy and tracking their family line.
Family Tree DNA is CAP accredited and CLIA-registered for genetic testing. The company has been featured in People Magazine and has received praise for being one of the only DNA companies to ship results to so many countries overseas. Customers can use their results to study maternal or paternal [...]
Family Tree DNA Review
Family Tree DNA is a thorough test of ancestral lines that traces an individual’s ethnicity up to (or back) five generations. It is specifically designed for someone trying to trace their family history or locate long lost family members. It is very instrumental in establishing family links that some family seekers don’t even know about. It is also helpful in connecting these individuals with relatives that are still living.What is the “Family Finder” at Family Tree DNA
The Family Finder test at FTDNA concentrates on autosomal DNA, which comes from both your mom and your [...]