23 November 2012

DNA Testing for Genealogy – Getting Started is often the hardest part!

Black Friday!  Many of you are out shopping or have returned and probably exhausted from doing such shopping!

If not, you might be taking some time to think about what gifts to give or taking some quiet time to work on a brick wall problem.

Regardless, you might consider DNA testing as a gift to your family history research project or for a family member!  DNA testing is another tool which just might help break down a brick wall in your family tree!

I am so often asked about which DNA tests to get and so on.  It can be a bit intimidating and very challenging to know “which test” is best for your situation!

Since my knowledge about DNA testing is a bit haphazard and very much by-the-seat-of-my-pants knowledge, I figured it best to encourage you to check out a 4 part series written by someone who knows.  www.geni.com published this series by guest blogger CeCe Moore (www.YourGeneticGenealogist.com)

Which “Part” did you find most useful?

Are there other DNA-resource sites that you direct “beginners” to?

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1 comment:

  1. On a related note -- a great post by Judy G Russell (the Legal Genealogist) about helpful YouTube Videos about DNA testing, http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/2012/12/02/dna-education-the-easy-way/