How many Irish cousins: according to 23andMe – Part 2 in Series

This is Part 2 of a four part series. The full list of posts are: Part 1 – How many Irish cousins: according to Tim Urban Part 2 – How many Irish cousins: according to 23 and Me Part 3 – How many Irish cousins: according to AncestryDNA Part 4 – How many Irish cousins: … Read more How many Irish cousins: according to 23andMe – Part 2 in Series

How many Irish cousins: according to Tim Urban – Part 1 in Series

This is Part 1 of a four part series. The full list of posts are: Part 1 – How many Irish cousins: according to Tim Urban Part 2 – How many Irish cousins: according to 23 and Me Part 3 – How many Irish cousins: according to AncestryDNA Part 4 – How many Irish cousins: … Read more How many Irish cousins: according to Tim Urban – Part 1 in Series

Your 5th cousin isn’t a DNA match? Don’t jump to conclusions!

In Ireland, the “townland” is a small area of land supporting a number of households. The townland of Creeny (or Creeney) is in County Cavan. In 1901 there were six households in Creeny. This reduced to five in 1911. Two of the households have the surname of Gamble. Thomas and Mary Gamble sold their farm … Read more Your 5th cousin isn’t a DNA match? Don’t jump to conclusions!