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: , |

Order a Y-DNA SNP Pack

These instructions are for ordering one of the new FTDNA SNP Packs if you are already an FTDNA customer. Note that SNP Packs are for males, as they test that handy Y-Chromosome that only men have.* 1) Login to your FTDNA account. https://affiliate.familytreedna.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=598&url=https://www.familytreedna.com/login.aspx 2) Click on the blue upgrade button at the top right of [...]

2017-02-03T12:35:27+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Categories: HOWTOs|

Chromosome Mapper by Kitty Cooper – First Look

Kitty Cooper has launched her Chromosome Mapper tool page. This useful tool allows you to color code DNA segments you share with cousins once you have determined your common ancestor. This post covers the basics of using it.

2017-02-03T12:35:29+00:00 August 4th, 2013|Categories: HOWTOs|Tags: , |

FTDNA Settings – Sharing mtDNA Coding Region Results with Group Administrators

Family Tree DNA allows you to set if you wish to share your mtDNA Coding Region results with group project administrators. You set it per project. To share, follow these steps...

2017-03-21T19:20:43+00:00 July 9th, 2013|Categories: HOWTOs|Tags: , , , |