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Whether you’re new to genetealogy or an old pro, we hope you’ll find this list of resources useful. These are some of the links we find ourselves returning to again and again – our tried and true bookmarks. If you have any you’d like to suggest, please select the appropriate category and use the Submit New Link option.

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Genetealogy Resources >> DNA Testing Companies
One of the important aspects of genetealogy is the company you work with. Not all companies provide all services, so you may deal with several. You’ll want to explore these sites and ask questions in the forums listed above to find the best one for you.

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Trace Genetics
Offers Y-DNA, mtDNA and ethnic-oriented tests, as well as paternity testing. Has proprietary database of Native American samples, so can sometimes identify a tribal affiliation.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 1636

Roots for Real
A UK-based firm focused on mtDNA.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 770

Relative Genetics
Loosely associated with the SMGF, this company offers a variety Y-DNA, mtDNA and ethnic-oriented tests, as well as optional analysis services.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 1098

Oxford Ancestors
UK-based firm that was the first of the genetic genealogy companies to launch. Offers both Y-DNA and mtDNA tests, as well as some colorful ethnic-oriented ones.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 900

GeoGene
UK-based firm seemingly focused on deep ancestry for both Y-DNA and mtDNA.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 708

Gene Tree
Not a genetic genealogy company per se, but offers an interesting collection of “close kin” tests (e.g., siblingship, grandparentage, etc.) for those who run into brick walls early in their research.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 685

Family Tree DNA
Offers a wide variety of Y-DNA, mtDNA and ethnic-oriented tests, as well as handy management tools that make the project manager’s job easier. Also sponsor of Ysearch.org.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 1415

DNAPrint Genomics
Offers tests that break out your origins in broad, geographic categories (e.g., Indo-European, Native American, etc.). Now offering a more detailed European-centered test.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 1045

DNAHeritage
UK-based firm which offers Y-DNA tests of up to 43 markers, as well as mtDNA tests. Also offers a customized, per-marker option and sponsors Ybase.org.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 827

African Ancestry
Offers Y-DNA and mtDNA tests and compares your results against a proprietary database of African samples. Frequently able to provide a tribal or geographic origin within Africa.
Added: Sep 25, 2004   Hits: 4061



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