Apple genealogy

If you live in Minnesota – or you love apples – you know what a Honeycrisp is. Developed at the University of Minnesota, the Honeycrisp apple is sweet and firm, just like its name. But what about its heritage?

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Discounted FamilyTreeDNA tests

This morning I received an email from the FamilyTreeDNA administrator for my husband’s surname project saying:

This is a heads up. FamilyTreeDNA has announced what I believe to be the lowest price yet for the Big Y test – and some other testing discounts. If you have ever thought of getting a Big Y, now […]

Another DNA test discount for Father’s Day

MyHeritage has announced a special price on its DNA test: $69, 30% less than the regular price of $99. The $69 pricing ends June 19th.

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Webinar about choosing the right DNA test

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is sponsoring a free webinar on “Choosing a DNA Test for Family History Research.”

The live broadcast will be Thursday, June 15, from 2-3 pm CDT, but you can watch a recording of the presentation on the website later.

Here’s a description of the webinar:

Curious about your […]

DNA tests on sale for Father’s Day

Have you been putting off a DNA test, waiting for discounted pricing? Both Ancestry DNA and FamilyTree DNA have announced specials to celebrate Father’s Day.

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Latest issue of Irish Roots Magazine

The 2017 Second Quarter issue of Irish Roots Magazine arrived by email this week. Another fact-filled edition!

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Special on FTDNA Autosomal

Discover your ancestral origins and connect with others who share your DNA.

Complete listing of DNA Day specials

DNA blogger CeCe Moore posted a complete listing of DNA Day 2017 sales in “Your Genetic Genealogist”:

DNA Day

National DNA Day, April 25, commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953.

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DNA surname project update

Since 2008 when we submitted a FamilyTree y-DNA test kit, my husband Bill has been part of the FTDNA Hickey surname project.

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