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DNA Revisited

Long time, no post. You might recall a little over a year ago that I got my DNA mapped by Ancestry. It was cool and exciting and I was probably one of the only people who didn’t cry outrage at … Continue reading

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Crossing the Irish Sea

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! As you might recall from this post, I have a bit of Irish ancestry running through my veins (93%!). Most of my direct ancestors are Irish and those who weren’t often married an Irish man … Continue reading

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Mapping My DNA

There’s been a ton of buzz for the last few months about Ancestry.com’s new DNA testing, which maps your ethnicity and matches your tree to others who have taken the test. I, of course, signed up right away. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Reverse Immigration

One of the most exciting breakthroughs I’ve had is figuring out the town where my paternal great great great grandparents originated from. (From here on out I’m going to use greatx3 to designate their relation to me, because typing out … Continue reading

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