Short DNA roundup

DNA Tests Reveal Hidden Family Secrets  Jakarta Globe, Indonesia – In a search for their ancestors, more than 140 people with variations of the last name Kincaid have taken DNA tests and shared their results on the Internet. They have found war heroes, sailors and survivors of the Irish potato famine. They also have stumbled upon bastards, liars and two-timers.

Celebrate African American History –  Kimberly Powell Blogged on Black History Month on Monday, and mentioned DNA genealogy.

Prices cut on genealogy DNA tests reports Sharon Burns of, OK – Feb 1, 2009 –, the world’s largest online resource for family history, has reduced the prices of its genetic genealogy DNA tests.

African-American genealogy program set for Briggs says the Ironton Tribune, OH – Jan 30, 2009. Participants will also get information about how through DNA African-Americans can trace their roots back to African tribes.

Community briefs 1/ in the Daily News Tribune, MA – Jan 28, 2009, reported:
Hebrew College and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston are collaborating again to offer Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research,

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Writer for 30 years. Genealogy a hobby for about 40 years. Yes, I'm in my 50's, I learned about genealogy at my mother's knee!
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