Ancestry

The Future of Genetic Genealogy

June 16, 2014
Earlier this month Joanna Mountain, 23andMe’s senior director of research, spoke during a panel discussion at the annual Genealogy Jamboree hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society in Burbank. Starting...
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Genetic Nomad

June 10, 2014
There are few places as far removed from Manhattan than vast tundra and cold forests that make up the land of the Sami, but for Laura, a full-fledged New Yorker,...
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Connecting Cousins

June 04, 2014
Stephanie Griffith-Jackson always believed her ancestry was diverse, but she never suspected her DNA would lead her to France. Interested in her African American ancestry and her family health history,...
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23andMe Ancestry Basics

June 02, 2014
We got a great response from our Google Hangout earlier this month, which focused on some of 23andMe’s basic ancestry tools. During the presentation CeCe Moore, a genetic genealogist and...
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Who I Am

May 27, 2014
Although his family had always told him they were of Mexican and Puerto Rican ancestry, David Aguilar never thought that truly captured who he was. “I always felt that I...
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Parallel Lives

May 19, 2014
Kathy Fisher’s life journey has taken her far from home, but she’s never been far from family, even if she didn’t know it. In an uncanny coincidence, 23andMe connected Kathy...
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Some 23andMe Stories About Moms

May 05, 2014
Alice found her biological mom after decades of searching, so did Cody and PJ. We’ve heard from many customers about how 23andMe helped them find their mothers, learn more about...
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Searching For Her Roots

April 30, 2014
In her 30 years of searching Perline Porter had to chase down rumors, uncover lies and overcome false assumptions, but in the end she discovered the truth. “I finally know...
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We’re Cousins!

April 17, 2014
In honor of both Easter and Passover, we want to share Debra’s 23andMe story. A Christian, Debra didn’t just read the Bible, she began to immerse herself in the Torah,...
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A Siblings Story From 23andMe

April 09, 2014
Anyone with a brother or sister doesn’t need a national holiday to remind them how special bonds between siblings can be, but in recognition of National Sibling Day we bring...
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