How to Use AncestryDNA Matches

Here are some ideas for how to use AncestryDNA matches. 

 

The short version: Connect your DNA to a public or private & searchable tree at Ancestry Use ThruLines to identify common ancestors  Create Groups (color coded) and add matches to their proper family group (ThruLines and Shared Matches help you do this) Use Shared Matches to sort matches into family groups Encourage parents & older relatives to test

 

 

Connect your DNA to a public or private & searchable tree at Ancestry 

 

GET A TREE* on Ancestry and link your DNA to your public or private & searchable tree. Even if it's only a tiny tree with two or three people. You will only get ThruLines results if you have your DNA linked to a public tree at Ancestry or a private & searchable tree. I have two accounts at Ancestry, each linked to a DNA test. One account has a tree with only four people: me, my father, and his p…

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SLIG Virtual

SLIG Virtual offers in-depth genealogy and family history education in the comfort of your home. This virtual convention offers intermediate to advanced genealogical education classes.   These classes include interactive online classroom presentations, social media networking, and weekly homework challenges.   Courses include: Intermediate Foundations taught by Sara A. Scribner, CG In-depth Swedish and Finnish Research taught by Elaine Hasleton, AG and Jeff M. Svare, AG All-DNA Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum taught by Angela Packer McGhie, CG Registration opens June 15, 2019, at 11 am MDT and there will be early registration at 9 am MDT for SLIG 2019 participants.
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DNA Down Under

DNA Down Under is a DNA-themed roadshow & conference traveling to different Australian cities with an in-depth, 3-day conference in Sydney, Australia.   DNA Expert, Blaine Bettinger will be the primary speaker and other international speakers will also participate.     One-day events (Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra) include: a full day program in two streams in two theatres each day stream 1 – 7 presentations – plenary sessions and intermediate/advanced presentations stream 2 – 2 to 4  beginner / intermediate presentations during the afternoon five presentations in stream 1 will be done by Blaine Bettinger other presentations (both streams) will be done by two other presenters in each city an exhibition by supporting partners / sponsors, societies and DNA interest groups prizes and special offers Registration - Closing hours, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm or later     The three-day event in Sydney will inc…
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