Author: Dallan Quass

Ray Clark teaches about Phasing DNA Kits

Here’s another terrific post from Ray Clark about using RootsFinder to phase your DNA kits.

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Ray Clark teaches us about DNA triangulations

Here’s a terrific post from Ray Clark about using RootsFinder to find your triangulations with Ancestry matches.

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Introducing a google for genealogy!

Unfortunately, due to extenuating circumstances the google for genealogy project has been indefinitely postponed. Google tries to be comprehensive but the web is immense. They can’t index everything so they limit how many pages they index from each site. That means you’re missing thousands of possible results when you use google to search the web…

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RootsFinder support is back!

We are pleased to announce that Findmypast is in the process of granting GeneFun, Inc. a license to operate GeneFun will operate, support and maintain on behalf of Findmypast who will continue to own RootsFinder. Findmypast will use data in RootsFinder public trees as hints for users of Findmypast. If you have any questions, please email….

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Sorry to go

My last day at Findmypast will be at the end of this month. Going forward, Rootsfinder will be supported and maintained by Findmypast ( Findmypast acquired RootsFinder earlier this year. I have enjoyed developing RootsFinder and connecting with those of you who are using it. I plan to continue developing family history software in the…

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Congratulations to our Survey Winners!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our survey! Over 150 people from all over the world participated: from the US to Australia, from Europe to South America. Here are the ten lucky participants who won a free one year subscription to our Pro Plan: Y Johnson from California, D Mayes from Missouri, R Cresswell from England, V Shotwell…

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June News

Several years ago I hiked Kings Peak, the tallest mountain in Utah. Toward the end of the hike there was a field of broken rocks. It took a long time to hop along the rocks and cross the field, but when I finally made it across there was a terrific view of the valley floor…

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DNA tools to stay free through the end of October!

I have an idea for an exciting DNA tool that I anticipated would be ready by now, but it isn’t. And we’re still working through bugs on Ancestry, MyHeritage, 23andMe, and FTDNA imports. And you can’t (yet) search your chromosome matches or assign them to paternal vs maternal. Until these features are implemented, DNA tools…

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Announcing (experimental) DNA Tools!

You may have noticed we have a new menu item on the left. Today, RootsFinder launched an experimental version of our DNA tool kit. With these tools, you will be able to visualize and analyze your DNA matches and tag kits to your tree. We hope you enjoy these tools. They should make it much…

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