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Genea-Musings: Genealogy Explained: "Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?" Graphic

Mark Orwig is the writer of the Genealogy Explained website, and he has created a neat graphic to explain the answer to the question posed in "Do Siblings Have the Same DNA?" I encourage all of my readers to read the entire article because the science is interesting and the "deck of cards" example is familiar to most of us. The graphic is: Pictures are always better than many words, and this graphic shows why siblings (assuming they aren't identical twins) may not have the same ethnicity…

Generations Explanation (Once Removed, Second Counsins, Etc)

Want to be the most popular person at your next family gathering? Be the person who can explain the difference between “second cousins, once removed” and “third cousins, twice removed” and your relatives will look on you like you’re a genius, an oracle, an armchair genealogist to whom they’re proud to be bound by…

I recently attended an all day genealogy seminar. Overall, the day was a success. After lunch, I intended to listen to a lecture on the importance of encouraging family members to preserve their hi…

I recently attended an all day genealogy seminar. Overall, the day was a success. After lunch, I intended to listen to a lecture on the importance of encouraging family members to preserve their hi…

Are you seeing all the cousin matches you could with your DNA results? Try making a surname table and quickly catch all of those autosomal relatives,   #dnatesting #geneticgenalogy #genealogytips

Are you seeing all the cousin matches you could with your DNA results? Try making a surname table and quickly catch all of those autosomal relatives, #dnatesting #geneticgenalogy #genealogytips

Quick Tip – Calculating Cousin Relationships Easily | DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Lots of people struggle with figuring out exactly how two people are related. Most genealogy programs include a relationship feature, but what if you are working with a new genetic cousin whose lin…

Consanguinity Chart Now … by John J. Tierney used via CC rights  This is a beautiful data visualization tool of “relatedness” (Consanguinity) between yourself and an ancestor/desc…

Consanguinity Chart Now … by John J. Tierney used via CC rights This is a beautiful data visualization tool of “relatedness” (Consanguinity) between yourself and an ancestor/desc…

Blaine Bettinger's shared cM chart available at the Autosomal DNA Statistics page of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy Wiki...

Blaine Bettinger's shared cM chart available at the Autosomal DNA Statistics page of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy Wiki. I use this all the time when I am analyzing my AncestryDNA matches. Although AncestryDNA refuses to offer a chromosome browser, they do offer some helpful bits of information. You can't see where you share DNA with any given cousin match, but you can see the total cM shared and how many segments shared. A typical scenario: no tree, no chromosome browser…