Are you ready to organize your DNA matches? Creating a Leeds cluster chart to divide your closer matches into four grandparent groups can get you started. Through trial and error, I’ve learned some tips that will help you be more successful. What is a Leeds Chart Dana Leeds developed this...
Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about autosomal DNA coverage. We define the term, discuss why it’s important, and share examples and formulas. Learn how you can find more relevant DNA matches when you include additional test takers who descend through unique child lines. Transcript Links Find...
If calculating coverage of your research subject sounds challenging, try using this coverage calculator! In my two previous posts about coverage, we talked about the concept of achieving better coverage of your research subject through gaining access to additional test results of their descendants. I talked about Paul Woodbury’s coverage...
In my last post about autosomal DNA coverage, “Find More Ancestors with Autosomal DNA by Increasing Coverage,” I discussed how testing multiple descendants of your research subject can help you find more relevant matches. I shared some examples of applying Paul Woodbury’s coverage formula and the Daniel Arnold project I’ve...
When using DNA test results to find evidence for a research subject’s parent, the typical method is to find DNA matches who are descendants of the hypothesized parent. You will only be able to find these matches if you actually inherited DNA from that ancestor. The more distant the ancestor,...
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