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DNA Ditty

Y Chromosome – Male Inheritance Y-DNA is inherited only by sons from their fathers. This chromosome mutates very slowly, allowing the tracing of a male line back many generations. Theoretically, all men can trace their Y-DNA to one man, known as Y-Adam. In genealogy, Y- DNA is useful in identifying other men who share the […]

Pat’s Prompts

Pat’s prompt for this month: Most of us know how precious photos of our ancestors are to us. Pat’s Prompt for December urges us to recall our own memories and preserve them. “Choose a favorite photo of one or two persons, of an object, or a location.” Write several sentences describing the photo. Not only […]