Legal Genealogist: Another darned mismatch! - More reasons to test cousins Once more into the breach, dear friends. One more thoroughly annoying example of why it is so important to test as many cousins as you can afford to test if you’re going to get into trying to use autosomal DNA to help in your genealogical research.
(ii) STEP TWO - Matching your DNA.At Ireland XO, we often imagine a forlorn “John Kelly in Alaska”. He knows his people were from Ireland but he has no record of any of his ancestors. Our DNA programme is developed for the likes of John. Once we have a DNA database of the parishes of Ireland, if he takes a DNA test, we can match his DNA to the DNA Map of Irish Parishes and quite literally, the part of Ireland from where he is from will glare out at us!