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Why Does My Ancestry DNA Not Show My Native American Heritage?

Did your Ancestry DNA not show Native American heritage in your results? In this post, learn the reasons why your Native American roots might not have shown up on your Ancestry results. We know how the saying goes: “DNA doesn’t lie“. But what does it mean when you know for sure that you have Native …

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What is a Cousin Once Removed in Genealogy?

In this post, you will learn the meaning of a cousin once-removed in genealogy, whether it’s a first, second, third cousin once-removed. You will be able to use the information that you learn in this article to figure out your degree of cousin-ness to even more distant cousins, too. Cousin relationships are complicated! First cousins, …

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What Does It Mean If You Have 1% Native American DNA?

Did you get 1% Native American DNA on your DNA results? What does it mean? In this post, learn what it means to find 1% of your DNA matches this region. The ethnicity estimate is one of the most popular reasons for DNA testing. Many people want to explore their ancestry, and believe that they …

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X DNA Shared Between Half-Sisters with the Same Mother: Comparison

Do you need to see a comparison of shared X-DNA between half-sisters with the same mother? In this post, learn how much X-DNA is shared between two maternal half-siblings. Plus, I will provide you with an explanation of how X-DNA is passed down from a mother to her children. This will help you understand more …

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