23 January 2018

Using mtDNA for Genealogy: A Case Study

Leanne Cooper, a BIFHSGO member and leading participant in the Society genetic genealogy interest group, has posed a five-part series on her blog documenting how she tackled a family history problem. It's an attempt to answer the question “Who were Charlotte Richardson’s parents?” using mitochondrial DNA.
mtDNA is usually not the test of choice for genealogy. This is one of the exceptional cases.The explanation is clear.
To read the case study start at https://leannecoopergenealogy.ca/using-mtdna-for-genealogy-a-case-study/.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Thanks for the mention, John. Much appreciated!