Have you noticed that your Y-DNA and mtDNA matches on FTDNA are organized by genetic distance? Learn about genetic distance on FTDNA and how it’s useful.
Want to know what mitochondrial DNA matches are? Here, learn the answer and how interpret your mitochrondrial DNA matches – plus what to do with matches.
If you are searching for living relatives, or are want to learn about the ancient origins of your surname, DNA can help. Use your DNA to trace your ancestry!
One of my main research projects in my mother’s family is tracing back her mother’s German ancestry. At a certain point, I felt like I had reached the limit of what autosomal DNA testing could tell me about my mother’s deep ancestry, and I determined that I would start to explore mtDNA. While it is …