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Re: Ancestry DNA Results

Posted: 14 Sep 2012 2:39AM GMT
Classification: Query
Ancestry's customer service is pretty clueless about DNA, but it's not really their fault. They're bearing the brunt of Ancestry's latest foray into genetic genealogy, but they clearly haven't been adequately trained or educated on the topic. Ancestry has to take the blame for that and the obvious shortcomings of their autosomal DNA product.

Also, keep in mind ethnicity isn't really something that can be inherited. It's transmitted by your family and the environment you grow up in. Some people have legitimately found the heritage they've identified with their whole lives isn't correct. In your case, if your great grandparent had 100% British ancestors, you almost certainly did inherit DNA from them. That's not many generations removed.
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renman154 15 Sep 2012 11:37PM GMT 
tapacelli 28 Aug 2012 3:03AM GMT 
nathan_mn 28 Aug 2012 7:28PM GMT 
tapacelli 29 Aug 2012 1:42AM GMT 
nathan_mn 29 Aug 2012 7:14AM GMT 
tapacelli 29 Aug 2012 10:02PM GMT 
ntuitive1 14 Sep 2012 6:23AM GMT 
nathan_mn 14 Sep 2012 8:39AM GMT 
tapacelli 14 Sep 2012 8:36PM GMT 
D_Bennett68 16 Sep 2012 1:50AM GMT 
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