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From: Robert Stafford <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] 23andMe Is Running a Special on the Ancestry Edition
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 13:36:36 -0600
It is much larger than I thought.
I just checked and have 382 matches, but none closer than predicted 4th
On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Larry Vick <> wrote:
> The 23andMe database is over 35K. FTDNA could grow its database rapidly
> (if it has the processing capability) by allowing free transfers. Free
> transfers would allow FTDNA to grow its database. What I am not clear about
> is whether the 23andMe raw data has enough coverage for the Family Finder
> matching to be reasonably comprehensive. Maybe a Family Finder beta tester
> could tell us if a head-to-head comparison has been made.
> From: Robert Stafford <>
> Sent: Wed, March 10, 2010 1:03:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] 23andMe Is Running a Special on the Ancestry Edition
> How may records are in it?
> Bob Stafford
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Vincent Vizachero
> > The effective size of 23andMe's autosomal database is absolutely tiny
> > for people interested in genealogical connections.
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