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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Nancy ordered AncestryDNA-Plus BETA Test

Today I received an invitation to the BETA DNA+ Test "FamilyFinder" from
Ancestry.com. Their kit costs $108, includes shipping. So I ordered it for myself.

AncestryDNA subscribers have said on the DNA Forums,
that this AncestryDNA+ comparison report uses Ancestry FamilyTREE entries
from subscribers, to point out cousins.

Considering the many mixups in ELDER entries on those ANCESTRY TREES,
I'm very curious to see what happens when they try to point me to a TREE.
I've already been typing alot of opposing "comments" with references
on the entries for "PAXTANG PA" mixups with "FRANKLIN CO PA" TREES,
but there are more all the time, simply copied over.
For example: Rev. John ELDER of PAXTANG PA, is entered many times as 

father of our Rev. War Soldier, Robert ELDER (1730-1807) of FRANKLIN CO PA.
However, Rev. John ELDER is really the documented father of another Rev. War Soldier, Robert ELDER (1742-1818), who had no children.

My comments posted

I just hope I can help our ELDER research with this test, not make it worse!
Will let you know what happens!
Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project of Houston, TX
also Host, AncestryDNA ELDER Group at Ancestry.com