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Offline xinia

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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #36 on: Monday 15 January 18 20:26 GMT (UK) »
yep   fingers crossed...  :D

I am going to need lessons when I get mine back ...

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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #37 on: Monday 15 January 18 20:39 GMT (UK) »
Iíve got a birthday coming up so might ask my siblings for one
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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #38 on: Monday 15 January 18 22:43 GMT (UK) »
One of my ancestors in the 1800s packed his bags and left Liverpool to go to the USA.  After years of searching I finally traced a distant living cousin. Luckily he had also taken the DNA test so we were able to 100% confirm that my findings were correct.
Anglesey Llangwyllog  Jones
              Llanddaniel  Jones
              Llanfihangel yn Howyn  Hughes
              Heneglwys  Jones
              Llanfairneubwll Jones
Caernarfonshire   Deneio   Davies
                         Llandeiniolen  Thomas
                         Llanbeblig  Edwards
                         Llaniestyn  Roberts
                         Llanycil  Edwards
                         Llanllechid Williams

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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #39 on: Tuesday 16 January 18 13:06 GMT (UK) »
Received my kit this morning - so that was quick. I hope to send it off by the end of the week.

As well as my 2xgt grandfather who probably went off to the USA, I also have 3 or 4 illegitimate great, 2x and 3x great gandparents whose fathers are officially unknown but for who I have an inkling as to their identity. Just to 'solve' even one of those would be fantastic.

Having done this for 10+ years, I've hit brickwalls on most of my lines now - admittedly some are way, way back so that a DNA test will probably not solve a thing, but it would be nice to be able to sort out at least back to x4 greats.

preparing to spit.... ::)
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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #40 on: Tuesday 16 January 18 15:58 GMT (UK) »
Great that you have both taken the plunge!

My results are a few weeks off so i've got time to read up on the expected results and other places to upload the raw data.

I have several illegitimate ancestors and lots of brickwalls after researching for 20 or so years now.

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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #41 on: Tuesday 16 January 18 16:20 GMT (UK) »
The whole DNA thing seems to be gaining momentum, doesn't it? Must be a good thing if it means there are more people testing.

I was reading another thread on the subject - about DNA and uploading your tree. Sorry if this is a daft question but is this a necessary part of it? I don't subscribe to Ancestry so presumably can't upload my tree onto their site, even if I wanted to. Do the DNA results not work if you don't have an online tree? Its just that I vowed never again after I had my tree on GenesReunited pretty much hijacked by unscrupulous people who just wanted to add names, come what may.

I thought perhaps it was a case of emailing people listed as probable/possible DNA matches and asking them for more info?

Sorry to be a bit ignorant of all this but I'm very new to all this DNA stuff!!  :-[
BRICKWALL - WILLIAM HORWOOD bn c.1779 in or near Berks. N.B. NOT s/o William & Joanna in Waltham St Lawrence.

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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #42 on: Tuesday 16 January 18 17:06 GMT (UK) »
Jill

My husband, my daughter and my mother-in-law have their DNA results on Ancestry. None of them have a subscription. I manage their tree so any communication will come through me

My nephew also has his results on Ancestry and I'm certain he doesn't have a subscription and he doesn't have a family tree but it still me gives me the option to contact him.

Since you have to provide an email address when you activate your test I imagine this is the contact that will be available to anyone who wants to contact you
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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #43 on: Tuesday 16 January 18 17:15 GMT (UK) »
Crikey it has arrived!!!


better sort that out tomorrow.


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Re: so are the results of test worthwhile
« Reply #44 on: Tuesday 16 January 18 17:34 GMT (UK) »
Jill

My husband, my daughter and my mother-in-law have their DNA results on Ancestry. None of them have a subscription. I manage their tree so any communication will come through me

My nephew also has his results on Ancestry and I'm certain he doesn't have a subscription and he doesn't have a family tree but it still me gives me the option to contact him.

Since you have to provide an email address when you activate your test I imagine this is the contact that will be available to anyone who wants to contact you

Thanks Jill - that's reassured me. Its like everything - very puzzling when you're new to it.
BRICKWALL - WILLIAM HORWOOD bn c.1779 in or near Berks. N.B. NOT s/o William & Joanna in Waltham St Lawrence.