Sometimes people get different haplogroup predictions from different companies. The reason for conflicting results depends on the test performed by the various companies.
One company may be providing a haplogroup prediction based on STR
Member Tests in Progress at FTDNA as of 03/03/2018
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It is thought that the rate of unannounced adoption or false paternity is about 1 – 3% per generation and compounds with each generation. When confirming your lineage, we recommend that you test yourself and your most distantly related male
According to an article by Dick Eastman in his Online Genealogy Newsletter, if you go back 40 generations, you have 2,199,023,255,550 ancestors. The problem: that is far more people than have ever lived on the face of the earth. How is that
SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms) offer a definitive answer to a potential relationship. When one person is positive (derived) for a SNP and the other person is negative (ancestral) for the same SNP, they are not related in genealogical
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