Tag Archives: DNA testing

My X-chromosome Inheritance – the hunt for Mr.X

One of my favourite family board games is “Scotland Yard, the Hunt for Mr. X“. In this game you have 24 turns for a team of players to find the Spy (Mr.X) as he moves around the streets of London. … Continue reading

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Finding Sarah Ann Stewart – a DNA success story

I’ve written in the past that my Stewart ancestors (my Mother’s Mother’s family) are a bit of an enigma. Their Stewart line are sons of Kings, as confirmed by my Stewart cousin who has tested his yDNA, but by the … Continue reading

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“Ethnicity” Estimates from DNA testing

Last week I received my DNA results from ancestry.com. This means I’ve now tested with the “Big 3” DNA testing companies, namely Ancestry, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe. For fun I thought it would be worth comparing these results. I had been … Continue reading

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Mitochondrial DNA – My Maternal Line

As you may know, I’m interested in my family history; and, since I’m curious about these things, I’ve been doing DNA testing to help find out more. You may remember my earlier post on the results of my paternal-line yDNA … Continue reading

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