Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about using DNA evidence to help with your Pennsylvania German research. We talk with Heidi Mathis about her experience using DNA with her colonial German ancestry. She noticed that her recent German side has fewer DNA matches than her colonial German side. We discuss differences in match lists, using autosomal DNA for more distance research questions, and an example from the Hittell family in 18th century Pennsylvania.
Part 9: Pennsylvania Germans: DNA – https://familylocket.com/part-9-pennsylvania-germans-dna/
How to Evaluate an AncestryDNA Thrulines Hypothesis – https://familylocket.com/how-to-evaluate-an-ancestrydna-thrulines-hypothesis/
RLP 179: RLPDNA Study Group 8 – Report Writing – Cynthia Dillard’s possible brother Elijah Dillard – https://familylocket.com/rlp-179-rlpdna-study-group-8-report-writing/
Using DNA for Clues with Colonial Ancestors: Quality vs Quantity – https://familylocket.com/using-dna-for-clues-with-colonial-ancestors-quality-vs-quantity/
RLP 210: Pennsylvania Germans Part 4 – Probate and Church Records – https://familylocket.com/rlp-210-pennsylvania-germans-part-4-probate-and-church-records/
RLP 209: Pennsylvania Germans Part 3 – Land Records – https://familylocket.com/rlp-209-pennsylvania-germans-part-3-land-records/
RLP 208: Pennsylvania Germans Part 2 – Emigration and Guiding Principles – https://familylocket.com/rlp-208-pennsylvania-germans-part-2-emigration-and-guiding-principles/
RLP 207: Pennsylvania Germans Part 1 with Heidi: History – https://familylocket.com/rlp-207-pennsylvania-germans-part-1-with-heidi-history/
Research Like a Pro Resources
Research Like a Pro eCourse – independent study course – https://familylocket.com/product/research-like-a-pro-e-course/
RLP Study Group – upcoming group and email notification list – https://familylocket.com/services/research-like-a-pro-study-group/
Research Like a Pro with DNA Resources
Research Like a Pro with DNA: A Genealogist’s Guide to Finding and Confirming Ancestors with DNA Evidence book by Diana Elder, Nicole Dyer, and Robin Wirthlin – https://amzn.to/3gn0hKx
Research Like a Pro with DNA eCourse – independent study course – https://familylocket.com/product/research-like-a-pro-with-dna-ecourse/
RLP with DNA Study Group – upcoming group and email notification list – https://familylocket.com/services/research-like-a-pro-with-dna-study-group/
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