Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Are Your Top Autosomal DNA Matches in Your Tree?

  Calling all Genea-Musings Followers: 

 It is Saturday Evening once more – 

Time for some extra Family tree Enjoyable!!


Right here is your project, do you have to determine to just accept it (you ARE studying this, so I assume that you just actually need to play alongside – cue the Mission Inconceivable music!):

1)  Have you ever executed an autosomal DNA take a look at?  In that case, which testing firm/ies?  

2)  Of your High 10 DNA matches on any website, what number of are a identified relative, and are they in your loved ones tree?  No names…however give a identified relationship if attainable.

3)  Inform us about it in your personal weblog put up, in a remark to this put up, or in a Fb Standing put up.  Please depart a hyperlink in a remark to this put up.


Here is mine:

A)  On AncestryDNA, I’ve 36,503 matches.  My High 10 matches are:

*  First cousin, father’s facet, 779 cM, in tree
*  First cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 266 cM, in tree
*  Second cousin, father’s facet, 266 cM, in tree
*  First cousin 2x eliminated, father’s facet, 183 cM, in tree
*  First cousin 2x eliminated, father’s facet, 182 cM, in tree
*  Second cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 175 cM, in tree
*  Second cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 168 cM, in tree
*  First cousin 2x eliminated, father’s facet, 166 cM, in tree
*  Second cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 130 cM, in tree
*  Second cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 129 cM, in tree

The primary match on my mom’s facet is the nineteenth on my checklist, a third cousin.  This displays my mom and each grandparents having no siblings, and my great-grandparents having few siblings.

B)  On 23andMe, I’ve 1,522 matches:

*  First cousin 2x eliminated, father’s facet, 2.33%, in tree
*  Second cousin 1x eliminated, mom’s facet, 1.62%, in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet. 1.54%, not in tree – an adoptee
*  Third cousin, mom’s facet, 1.40%, in tree
*  Third cousin, father’s facet, 1.40%, in tree
*  Third cousin, mom’s facet, 1.24%, in tree
*  First cousin 3x eliminated, father’s facet, 1.22%, in tree
*  Unknown cousin, father’s facet, 1.22%, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 1.16%, not in tree
*  Second cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 1.04%, in tree

C)  On MyHeritageDNA, I’ve 9,602 matches:

*  First cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 512 cM, in tree
*  First cousin 2x eliminated, father’s facet, 184 cM, in tree
*  Second cousin, 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 139 cM, in tree
*  Third cousin, mom’s facet, 76 cM, in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 72 cM, not in tree
*  Third cousin 1x eliminated, father’s facet, 58 cM, in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 55 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 55 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 49 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 48 cM, not in tree

D)  On FamilyTreeDNA, I’ve 4,038 matches:

*  Unknown cousin, in all probability father’s facet, 96 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, in all probability father’s facet, 87 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 83 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 83 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 82 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, in all probability father’s facet, 79 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, in all probability father’s facet, 75 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 72 cM, not in tree
*  Unknown cousin, unknown facet, 72 cM, not in tree
*  Third cousin, father’s facet, 71 cM, in tree

The first, 2nd, sixth and seventh matches are all siblings with English ancestry and no timber.
E)  What does this point out?  

*  I have not executed sufficient work on my FamilyTreeDNA high matches.
*  I have not executed sufficient work on my MyHeritageDNA high matches both.
*  I’ve only a few shut matches (third cousin or nearer) on my mom’s facet.
*  I’ve executed much more tree work with AncestryDNA matches than the others as a result of they’ve extra customers with timber.
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