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Forum Discussion v Posting Trees

New Smith DNA Forum for discussion, has its own registration system, not the same registration Smith (Trees) uses. On this forum, come post your Queries, Most Wanteds, Roll Calls, etc. If you have been matched into a group, the Groups will give a great place to talk about locations, theories, etc. You only need to be registered on Smith (Trees) if you have sent in a tree and wish to edit and also be contacted there. To have your line included on the big tree portion, please send a direct line gedcom to your Smith/Schmidt/Smyth etc to info@smithsworldwide.org or you may use this form. https://www.smithsworldwide.org/tng/fgw/fgw.php
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Comparing Your Family Finder/Autosomal Results on the Smith DNA Project (Autosomal Transfer?

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  • FAQ: My YDNA results came in but I don’t see them on the Smith DNA project yet
    by smithsworldwide
    Rest assured that the Smith DNA volunteer admins get emailed at the same time that you do about your results. When you get them, you can go login to FamilyTreeDNA using the credentials FTDNA gave you. That will bring you to myFTDNA page, where, on the right hand side you will see information such as YDNA or mtDNA matches, Haplogroup explanations, etc. You can also immediately look on the FamilyTreeDNA classic YDNA chart.

    When we get a chance we put the markers up here so that they...
    01-31-2021, 04:26 AM
  • Does both a brother and sister have mom’s mtDNA?
    by smithsworldwide
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    01-31-2021, 04:24 AM
  • Uploading your gedcom file to FamilyTreeDNA
    by smithsworldwide
    If you did testing through FamilyTreeDNA…



    Login to FamilyTreeDNA using your FTDNA supplied logon name and password

    You will then be at myFTDNA

    On the right hand side of the menu, look for the My Account menu. Right above it you might see a message that you have not uploaded your gedcom file yet and a link to upload it. OR you can look in My Account for for Gedcom/FamilyTree link and follow the instructions there.

    When FTDNA talks...
    01-31-2021, 04:21 AM
  • FAQ: I would like my YDNA markers added to the Smith DNA Project
    by smithsworldwide
    IF you had your YDNA DNA tested with FamilyTreeDNA, all you need to do is go join the Smith Official DNA project. Here are the step by steps to do that. The volunteer administrators for the official Smith DNA project for all locations at FTDNA and will receive an email letting us know you are now a member. That will enable us to see your markers and get them listed. We will also want to have your lineage. There are also a couple of regional Smith projects for specific states. For example, Smiths...
    01-31-2021, 04:19 AM
  • Comparing FamilyFinder/Autosomal Results on the Smith DNA Project (Autosomal Transfer
    by smithsworldwide
    The Smith project is a surname project for the Smith/Schmidt/Smyth/Smitt/Smithers/Smithson and variations surname. For DNA comparison, we primarily use YDNA, which requires that the participant is or has a tester that is a male Smith whose father is a Smith whose father is a Smith, or, if adopted or otherwise, unknown, has strong matches on multiple markers (past 12) with other Smiths testing via YDNA. If you have done autosomal type testing, you can also join the project; we will be looking for...
    01-31-2021, 04:15 AM
  • FAQ: Which SNP(s) should I order? (Smith DNA Project)
    by smithsworldwide
    The Smith DNA project is a surname project where, primarily, YDNA STR results are compared by haplogroup to find matches. Members can look at FamilyTreeDNA matches by logging on to FTDNA; FTDNA shows which testers from within the entire database of testers, regardless of surname, a member has a match with. Depending on how many markers match versus how many do not, a person is deemed to be related to someone else on a range of very tightly related to not related.

    What about SNPs? The...
    01-31-2021, 04:12 AM
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