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Re: Disappointed DNA

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 10:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
Ancestry DNA doesn't include information about male or female line haplogroups. Most autosomal testing companies don't. I understand that 23andMe provides a very basic low-level haplogroup but FamilyTreeDNA and Ancestry do not.

The value in autosomal testing lies in matching your existing tree with those of distant cousins. The results are most useful in supplementing or confirming data you already have or augmenting already existing conclusions. The test will NOT provide you with a family tree. If you don't already have a well documented family tree with at least some branches back 6+ generations, genealogy DNA testing will be of limited value.
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chascornell 14 Jun 2013 11:01PM GMT 
DPotts57 14 Jun 2013 11:51PM GMT 
MJ782 15 Jun 2013 4:30AM GMT 
dmichaelelkin... 15 Jun 2013 7:10PM GMT 
madstudio 21 Jun 2013 2:38AM GMT 
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