Genealogy Adventures

DNA Adventures: Me and my mum’s mtDNA – Range 16001 to 16519

I have recently received a flurry of messages and emails after a series of articles I…

DNA Adventures: Me and my mum’s mtDNA – Range 16090 to 16519

In this article, I will be posting about another range sequence for my mum’s mtDNA. You…

The Sheila Hightower Allen DNA Memorial Fund

  On January 30, 2018 family and friends were shocked with the devastating news of the…

Genetic genealogy, DNA triangulation, and the search for my missing Futrell ancestor

When it comes to my genealogy adventures, more often than not, I feel like Sherlock Holmes…

Genetic Genealogy & Endogamy: Identifying the father of Cornelius White using DNA Triangulation

The paternity of my 2x great grandfather, Cornelius White, has been a mystery ever since I…

DNA.land’s DNA analysis tool’s major improvement

Ok, so I’m known for having picked apart quite a few online DNA analysis tools and…

Mapping my YDNA flow in Africa

I’ve spent the past week and a bit looking more closely at the YDNA I inherited…

Can we really make assumptions about African American DNA admixtures?

I caught up  with some of the geneticist team who were going to be a part…

Mapping my father’s mtDNA to African tribes

It probably comes as no surprise that I’m a conceptual thinker. And few things aid my…

How the term ‘Bantu’ tripped up my genetic genealogy journey

This post is the last in a series of issues, challenges, and barriers I’ve faced in…