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YDNA, mtDNA, Family Finder/Autosomal questions and discussion. (Questions about interpreting results, which test to get, the science side) If you have done DNA and want to discuss a person/family, please put in the Queries section

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Tangled Lines- Sorting out Nicholas Smith m Elizabeth Flood line via DNA
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William D Smith m Martha J Scott -died Parker Co TX
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I think this might be my family
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How to add Media (Photos/Documents/Histories) to TNG
by smithsworldwide (February 17, 2019)

William D Smith m Martha J Scott -died Parker Co TX
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three trees one family
by smithsworldwide (November 29, 2018)

Christopher Smith of VA Tangled Lines-Come Help Straighten This Out
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Daniel Smith
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Mystery Smith O Day # 3- Harry Eugene Kelso born Nebraska – Matches Smith DNA Group Q-2
by KathyM (May 5, 2018)

Joseph P Smith b 1824 Washington CO MD
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What is an autosomal grouping?

The Smith DNA Project matches testers primarily with YDNA. This requires a male Smith/Schmidt/Smythe/Smyth/Smitt etc descendant to do the DNA test. YDNA is straighforward as the DNA is passed male to male to male. Secondarily, those who have autos .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2018-10-08 16:21:49

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Which SNP(s) should I order? (Smith DNA Project)

The Smith DNA project is a surname project where, primarily, YDNA STR results are compared by haplogroup to find matches. Members can look at FamilyTreeDNA matches by logging on to FTDNA; FTDNA shows which testers from within the entire database o .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-05 07:36:26

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I would like my YDNA markers added to the SMith DNA Project but did not test with FTDNA

IF you had your YDNA DNA tested with FamilyTreeDNA, all you need to do is go join the Smith Official DNA project.  Here are the step by steps to do that.&n .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:58:13

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How Do I Compare my Family Finder/Autosomal Results on the Smith DNA Project?

The Smith project is a surname project for the Smith/Schmidt/Smyth/Smitt/Smithers/Smithson and variations surname. For DNA comparison, we use YDNA, which requires that the participant is or has a tester that is a male Smith whose f .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:55:25

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Autosomal Chromosome Mapping Explanation

Here's a chart we have done for the Smith DNA project showing the percentages of autosomal matching among generations.

smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:54:47

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Smith DNA Project (Surname) and Autosomal Data

We are asked sometimes about whether one can upload autosomal data to our Smith website for matching purposes. We are, at the DNA matching level, a YDNA surname project meaning that participants who wish to compare and match on the site need to ha .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:54:02

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Uploading your gedcom file to FamilyTreeDNA
If you did testing through FamilyTreeDNA…


Login to FamilyTreeDNA using your FTDNA supplied logon name and password

You will then be at myFTDNA

On the right hand side of the menu, look for the My Ac .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:53:22

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FAQ DNA from FamilyTreeDNA

smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:52:24

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Beginners Guide to Genetic Genealogy

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 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:51:55
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Had YDNA tested at FamilyTreeDNA but not part of the Smith Official DNA Project?

One other reason you might not see your results on Smiths, even though you have tested YDNA at FamilyTreeDNA  is if you are not a member of the Smiths-Smiths Official All pro .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:50:07

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Does both a brother and sister have mom’s mtDNA?

smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:49:23

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I would like to be the group contact for my Matched Grouping

If there is not a contact for a group that includes your line, we welcome you to join up as the contact. Questions about the group would be referred to you as the collaboration head with others in the group. If you are already registered on TNG (t .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:48:23

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I’m in a grouping- Can I tell a match from comparing TNG trees?

Suppose you are in a DNA group that has some good matches. Suppose one of the people in your group has supplied a tree that does not meet your early ancestor and that person nor you knows exactly how you might match .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:47:25

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How Do I Compare YDNA Markers on the Smith DNA Project?

There are 2 places you can compare markers. One is on the FamilyTreeDNA website, after logging on using the credentials FamilyTreeDNA sent you when you joined. Depending on which type of match you are looking for, you can go to mtD .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:46:41

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Group Contact Editing for Smith DNA Project

We really appreciate the people who have volunteered to be the group contact for a given set of peoplesmithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:46:10

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Editing your profile or kit info on the Smith DNA site

When you are registered and logged on to the Smith Official DNA Project on the website, you have done so in order to work on your tree. You also have profile information such as your name, email, etc that you may wan .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:45:30

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My YDNA results came in but I don’t see them on the Smith DNA project yet

Rest assured that the Smith DNA volunteer admins get emailed at the same time that you do about your results. When you get them, you can go login to FamilyTreeDNA using the credentials FTDNA gave you. That will bring you to myFTDNA .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:44:31

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How to find your DNA kit on the Smith DNA Project Site
The Smith DNA project includes additional reporting and data behind strictly markers, including, for example, matched groupings when that is the case. With so many members, it’s simply not only not possible to put everything on one page bu .... Read More
 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:43:09
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Getting Started on Smith DNA Project- DNA Frequently Asked Questions
Did you get DNA testing done?

Yes. Got it done with FamilyTreeDNA >>> smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:42:12

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Improved phylogenetic resolution and rapid diversification of Y-chromosome haplogroup K-M526 in Southeast Asia


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 by smithsworldwide 2014-06-04 14:40:38
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