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DNA Project Notes

Genetic Genealogy Discussion Lists/Boards
 Revised September 2007 - GKBopp

NEW TO GENEALOGY? If so, please read this first.

If you are new to both DNA and traditional genealogical research you need to learn about both - they must be used together. The lists below will help you with DNA. Here's a link with some tips to help you get you started on your traditional genealogical research (DNA is not mentioned at this link):

GENEALOGY-DNA at RootsWeb (Began October 2002)
The original, pioneer list founded by Ann P. Turner; Jim Bullock is now the list administrator.
The posts and archives can be intimidating. Now days there are many, many posts about anthrogenealogy (deep/ancient ancestry) but all are welcome. Skim the archives before you join the list:

The ISOGG site has many helpful links.
Their list for DNA newcomers is at:
They also have a list for surname project administrators at:

DNA-ANTHROGENEALOGY at Yahoo (Began 2005)
For newcomers to the subject of DNA and ancient/deep ancestry (before there were surnames). Charles Kerchner list founder and administrator.


Most testing companies have forums or lists - visit the site of your testing company for more information.

There are also discussion lists at other sites such as, and


DNA Project Notes
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