Thomas Jefferson

Independence DNA

July 03, 2018
While none of the Founding Fathers were customers of 23andMe, we do know a little about their DNA because of publicly-available records of testing done on their direct descendants. This Independence Day see if they share a maternal or paternal line with the likes of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Alexander Hamilton.
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Independence DNA 2012

July 03, 2012
Editor’s note: When we first ran this post it garnered a lot of interest from our customers, so we decided that for July 4th we’d run it again.   Through...
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DNA Tests Uncover African Ancestry and Surprising Connection to Thomas Jefferson

March 27, 2012
In this guest post, Ancestry Ambassador CeCe Moore tells the story of her brother-in-law who discovered a historical link with personal significance via DNA.
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History’s Mysteries: Finding Answers in our DNA

February 24, 2009
As we have shown time and again here at the Blog, our DNA can greatly illuminate the lives of our most ancient ancestors.   We’ve learned how the ancient Phoenicians...
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