Today AncestryDNA announced that they sold 1.4 million DNA test kits in the fourth quarter of 2016, setting a sales record for the quarter and bringing their DNA database over three million participants.[1. "Ancestry Sets AncestryDNA Sales Record Over Holiday Period and Fourth Quarter," 10 January 2017, Ancestry Corporate, Newsroom, Press Releases (https://www.ancestry.com/corporate/newsroom/press-releases/ancestry-sets-ancestrydna-sales-record-over-holiday-period-and-fourth : accessed 10 January 2017).] Blogger Kerry Scott, whose acuity … Continue reading the story "Tips for Attaching Trees to Your DNA Results"
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In the recent Legacy News e-newsletter from Legacy Family Tree,[1. The free newsletter contains information on genealogy topics from a variety of authors, as well as news about Legacy Family Tree software and webinars. You can subscribe by clicking here.] Canadian genealogist Lorine McGinnis Schulze wrote about finding a removal order for her fifth great-grandfather Thomas Blanden. "Removal orders were new to me … Continue reading the story "“Removal Orders were new to me…”"
I recently published an article called "Identity as a Research Tool" in The Septs, the journal of the Irish Genealogical Society International.[1. Lois Abromitis Mackin, Ph.D., "Identity as a Research Tool," The Septs 37 (April 2016): 46-51.] In the article I used the case of two Iowa men with the same name to show how genealogists can build descriptions of the key characteristics … Continue reading the story "Identity and Timelines–New Tools for Download"