Published May 8, 2014Written by Razib Khan and Rui H, Family Tree DNAUpdated September 13, 2017 Abstract
The aim of this survey is to review the methods and results that serve as the basis for myOrigins. [...]
Who are you?
That’s a question with many possible answers. You are the sum of a lifetime of experiences. You are the result of choices you have made. You are the result of truths your [...]
ancientOrigins is a feature of our Family Finder test. This feature compares your autosomal DNA to DNA found at archaeological dig sites throughout the European continent.
With the inclusion of ancient artifacts found at each dig [...]
In order to activate this feature, you must have linked at least one maternal and/or paternal match on your Family Tree. This step is required in order to enable the Family Matching sort tabs.
These instructions will [...]
The Family Finder Matches page displays your Family Finder test matches. The top section of the page allows you to filter your matches; the bottom section displays your Family Finder matches. If you wish [...]
Family Tree DNA has recently released Family Matching, an enhancement for our Family Finder customers.
The Family Matching feature assigns maternal or paternal icons to a customer’s match list based on phased matching to close relatives [...]
The Family Finder – Linked Relationships page is where you can view the known relationships of your Family Finder matches who have been linked on your Family Tree. Your known relationships are those that have [...]
The Family Finder – Chromosome Browser page allows you to compare your matching DNA segments (blocks) with your genetic matches.
Chromosome Browser Tutorial – This link starts the tutorial for the Chromosome Browser.
Compare List – [...]
The Family Finder – Download Your Raw Data page allows you to download files of your raw results and your Family Finder matches. Files in CSV or XML format can be opened using a [...]
The Advanced Matches page allows you to compare genetic matching from multiple types of DNA tests: Family Finder, mtDNA, and Y-DNA, as well as filtering by X-matches. You may select filtering options in the filter [...]
myOrigins is a feature of our Family Finder test. This feature provides you with a percentile breakdown of the Genetic Populations to which your autosomal DNA is connected. We refer to this as your ethnic makeup.
Note: You can [...]