Saturday, March 18, 2017

Ancestry Communities

For those who have tested with Ancestry.com, there is a new game in town. You may notice now or later that you suddenly belong to a new "community." Here is an article describing the new feature.

Looks like fun...

Monday, March 13, 2017

GINA under attack

This important law that protects us all from invasions into our privacy, especially our health and DNA, is facing extinction.

Write your congressman, senators, president... Stop this bill HR 1313:

Saturday, March 4, 2017

DNA testing after death

As interest in genealogy and family history grows, more and more families are faced with having postponed that DNA test of a relative until it's too late. Or is it?

Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist, provided simple guidelines a few years ago on what you can do in this event, giving you one last chance to collect that precious DNA. Who knew? Just a few Q-tips and a paper bag (not plastic).