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Use GEDMatch ‘One-to-one’ comparisons

The GEDMatch ‘One-to-one' compare page allows you to compare your results to one other person in the GEDMatch database. Before starting this tutorial, you should have a GEDMatch account and have uploaded a DNA data file. Step 1 Go to the GEDMatch website. Login to your account by entering your email and password and by [...]

2017-10-01T05:59:29+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: HOWTOs|Tags: , |

Upload a GEDCOM File to GEDMatch

GEDMatch has the ability to link family trees and has several useful tools to compare trees between matches. Once you have your GEDMatch account set up and autosomal data files added, the next step is adding a tree. To add your tree to GEDMatch, you upload a GEDCOM file.

2017-09-22T13:33:31+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: HOWTOs|Tags: , |

DNA Survey – Small DNA Segments

DNA Segments and their reliability for identifying DNA shared between descendants of a common ancestor are central to autosomal genetic genealogy. It is generally accepted that as the size of a DNA Segment decreases its likely reliability also decreases and the likelihood that it is a false positive increases. Thus, the subject of Small DNA Segments is a controversial and important topic.

2017-09-16T15:02:23+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |