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Offline Nova67

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Ancestry DNA - Half-Siblings - Immediate or Close family category?
« on: Thursday 07 September 17 09:49 BST (UK) »
Has anyone had a half sibling test with Ancestry DNA and did they still come up in the immediate family category?

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Re: Ancestry DNA - Half-Siblings - Immediate or Close family category?
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 07 September 17 20:37 BST (UK) »
According to Ancestry, a half-sibling would come up there in rare instances - http://www.rootschat.com/links/01koi/

This is slightly different, but my biological father's full sibling (a fraternal twin) and half-sibling both tested.  The full sibling came up as Close Family to me and the half-sibling was in the 1st cousin category.

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Re: Ancestry DNA - Half-Siblings - Immediate or Close family category?
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 07 September 17 21:29 BST (UK) »
Thank you so much for your answer and I will pass this link on.