Kitty’s first presentation was entitled: I Tested My DNA How can it help my research?
- Pomethease is a fee site that will take your DNA results and provide health information based on your genetic profile.
- GEDmatch is a third party website for analysis and comparison of raw DNA data. The advantage is that most of the DNA testing company results can be uploaded to GEDmatch for comparison. Not everyone tests with the same company so this is a great place to do comparisons.
- I decided to Google “How to record DNA matches in Legacy Family Tree” and found the link to an article entitled How I use Hashtags to track my DNA matches.
a brief start of recording my DNA matches on my Legacy Tree
- For Ancestry Kitty talked about using an Icon in the Suffix box to mark people who have done DNA testing.
I picked a star Emoji that was availableKitty emphasized starting with the closest matches as you begin to break down those brick walls.
Kitty’s second presentation was entitled DNA Segment Triangulation.
I still have so much to learn in the area of using DNA results to help me determine relationships of more distance matches. I am by no means fluent in these areas and hope I have correctly documented some of what I learned today.
Be sure to check out Kitty’s blog at www.blog.kittycooper.com for detailed additional information.
If you have any corrections, additions or stories to share I look forward to hearing them.
Enjoy the journey,