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From: CeCe Moore <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Successful Method(s) for finding common ancestors on 23
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:34:18 -0800
WOW! May I ask how you were able to get results for your relatives that were born in 1907 and 1914? Are they still alive or did you successfully save DNA or have samples in storage at FTDNA from them?
> Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 21:52:24 -0600
> Subject: Re: [DNA] Successful Method(s) for finding common ancestors on 23
> I have tested on both 23andMe and FTDNA and both my successes have been
> on FTDNA.
> I did what others have suggested and I have a big spreadsheet with about
> 1000 segment matches with the four people I have tested and the database
> matches. I am fortunate in that I have both my father's (born 1914) and
> his half-sister's (born 1907) results, which give me a chance to
> triangulate more, as well as DNA from a century ago, so less diluted.