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 FAQ: Categories for Groups on the Smith DNA Colorized or Classic YDNA Chart at FamilyTreeDNA  
The YDNA chart for the Smith DNA Project includes ONLY YDNA results, not autosomal or mtDNA. (We hav....;
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 FAQ: Finding your kit on the Classic or Colorized Chart for the Smith DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA 
This question comes up quite a bit. Basically, a person wants to  find results on the classic o....;
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 FAQ: YDNA tests versus Autosomal Tests  
Wally Smith posted this on the Smiths DNA Project Activity Feed at FamilyTreeDNA. He, sadly, passed ....;
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 Updated line for Thomas Jefferson Smith b 1802 SC m Luraney Frances Malone 
Newest member information updated is for an autosomal test.

Updated line for Thomas J....;
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 FAQ: Big-Y Information  
from the Big Y- FTDNA learning center at FamilyTreeDNA 

"The Big Y is a Y-c....;
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 FAQ: Beginner's List for DNA - from ISOGG 
Posting a list, from ISOGG (International Society of Genetic Genealogy) , of great resources for beg....;
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 FAQ: FamilyTreeDNA Big Y-700 White Paper 
Excerpt:
A father passes down a near-exact copy of his chromosome Y (chrY) to his son. Imperf....;
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 FAQ: What is an autosomal grouping? 
The Smith DNA Project matches testers primarily with YDNA. This requires a male Smith/Schmidt/Smyth....;
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 What is a *branch* 
Smithsworldwide is one big tree. Just like an actual tree, there can be branches from this one big ....;
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 three trees one family 
Greetings:

DNA kits 37121, 178621(my kit) and N85378 are all the same family. Is there some....;
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 What is the Timeline feature? 
If your kin has dates associated with him or her, the timeline will show what may have been going o....;
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 Question of the Day- What if the Map Location is Wrong on the tree? 
When someone enters in a location, the TNG program uses Google maps to lookup the location and plot....;
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 FAQ: Which SNP(s) should I order? (Smith DNA Project) 
The Smith DNA project is a surname project where, primarily, YDNA STR results are compared by haplo....;
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 Question of the Day- How to Know if Trees Have a DNA tester 
We started using TNG (The Next Generation) a couple of years ago to have a collaborative, rich char....;
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 FAQ: I would like my YDNA markers added to the SMith DNA Project but did not test with FTDNA 
IF you had your YDNA DNA tested with FamilyTreeDNA, all you need to do is go join the Smith Officia....;
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 How Do I Compare my Family Finder/Autosomal Results on the Smith DNA Project (Autosomal Transfer? 
The Smith project is a surname project for the Smith/Schmidt/Smyth/Smitt/Smithers/S....;
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 Autosomal Chromosome Mapping Explanation 
Here's a chart we have done for the Smith DNA project showing the percentages of autosomal matc....;
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 Smith DNA Project (Surname) and Autosomal Data 
We are asked sometimes about whether one can upload autosomal data to our Smith website for matchin....;
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 Uploading your gedcom file to FamilyTreeDNA 
If you did testing through FamilyTreeDNA…  

Login to FamilyTreeDNA using ....;
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 FAQ DNA from FamilyTreeDNA 
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 Beginners Guide to Genetic Genealogy 
https://sites.google.com/site/wheatonsurname/beginners-guide-to-genetic-genealogy

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 Had YDNA tested at FamilyTreeDNA but not part of the Smith Official DNA Project? 
One other reason you might not see your results on Smiths, even though you have tested YDNA at Fami....;
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 Does both a brother and sister have mom’s mtDNA? 
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 I would like to be the group contact for my Matched Grouping 
If there is not a contact for a group that includes your line, we welcome you to join up as the con....;
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 I’m in a grouping- Can I tell a match from comparing TNG trees? 
Suppose you are in a DNA group that has some good matches. Suppose ....;
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 FAQ: How Do I Compare YDNA Markers on the Smith DNA Project? 
There are 2 places you can compare markers. One is on the FamilyTreeDNA website, af....;
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 Group Contact Editing for Smith DNA Project 
We really appreciate the people who have volunteered to be the group contact for a given set of peo....;
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 Editing your profile or kit info on the Smith DNA site 
When you are registered and logged on to the Smith Official DNA Project on the http://www.smithswor....;
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 FAQ: My YDNA results came in but I don’t see them on the Smith DNA project yet 
Rest assured that the Smith DNA volunteer admins get emailed at the same time that ....;
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 How to find your DNA kit on the Smith DNA Project Site 
The Smith DNA project includes additional reporting and data behind strictly markers, including....;
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 Getting Started on Smith DNA Project- DNA Frequently Asked Questions 
Did you get DNA testing done?
Yes. Got it do....;
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 Improved phylogenetic resolution and rapid diversification of Y-chromosome haplogroup K-M526 in Southeast Asia 
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 List of YDNA Haplogroup Projects -ISOGG List 
Link

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 Smith DNA Projects at FamilyTreeDNA  
We, Smithsworldwide.org, are the official Smith/Schmidt/Smythe/Smyth/Smidt and all variations for e....;
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 Found the person-how do I see his or her descendants? (TNG) 
If a given person has descendants, you can look for those by clicking the DESCENDANTS tab
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 The permissions methodology we*re using with trees (branches) -TNG 
One of the wonderful features of the TNG program is that we can create permissions such that people....;
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 How To Find Who You*re Looking for (Search) 
The most direct way is to choose the SEARCH form or tab. On the front page, you will see SEARCH wit....;
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 How do I EDIT a person or family (TNG) 
If you have editing rights to a person or a family (and you are logged on) , you will see, on the p....;
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 What if I see a mistake or want to add information? (TNG) 
If you are the person who has editing rights to a given person or family, you are always able to co....;
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 What are the Events associated with a person or family 
If you want to add some additional information about a given person or family, click EVENTS. Some e....;
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 How do I add children or change the birth order? 
First, of course, you need to be logged on. You need to have a family before you can add children. ....;
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 How to add Media (Photos/Documents/Histories) to TNG 
When you are logged on to TNG, and in edit mode, either editing a family or editing a person, you c....;
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 How do I add a person or family? (TNG) 
Generally, the Smiths DNA project is accepting members who have supplied a tree, which is part of o....;
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 I need to remove (delete) a spouse/child/extra family (TNG) 
Remember this is one big shared tree. Very easy to do, with the proviso you cannot delete people. (....;
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 The spouse is missing in a family and I want to add him/her to the family record (TNG) 
If there is already a family record but the record is missing the father or mother, then you can ei....;
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 Editing your profile or kit info on the Smith DNA site 
When you are registered and logged on to the Smith Official DNA Project on the http://www.smithswor....;
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 Can I have 2 emails per TNG account 
Have decided as a matter of policy that it is better for each person to have an account, rather tha....;
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 I have forgotten my login information/password on TNG (where the trees are) 
On the login page you will see “Forgot your username or password?” Enter your email to ....;
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 I*m having trouble logging on to TNG-but I am registered 
If you have not yet registered at TNG (where we maintain the lineages), and receive....;
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 Using Smith DNA Project Tree Portion- Some Tips from TNG 
Here are some navigation tips from the software company, TNG (The Next Generation):....;
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 How To Contact People on the Smith DNA Project Site 
We have a number of ways to contact or leave messages for people or about families.....;
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 Getting Started on TNG (Smith DNA Project) Step 3 Editing Screens Explained 
You are logged on. When you click edit when looking at a person (I), you will be taken to the perso....;
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 Getting Started on TNG for the Smith DNA Project- Step 2  
Now you have submitted your tree, the basics are in the system, and you are an approved registered ....;
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 Getting Started on TNG-Read This First 
When you join the Smith project, whether with DNA or submitting a tree, your line is compared with ....;
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 michael smith 
What happened to Michael?  Traced him to IL, but lost him around 1848.  The last record f....;
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 Smith DNA Family Project Matches 
Kit N24327 please contact me (kit 294305) regarding matches for YDNA

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