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This is one of a series of articles on Genealogical Methods, prepared in association with The Tapestry. See Index for a list of related articles.
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DNA

References to STR marker mutability
WorldFamilies
Haplogroup Predictors
DNA. Genetic Length of Chromosomes
YDNA Signatures
Surname Frequency and YDNA Studies
Dissimilarity Indexes for Interpreting YDNA results
What a Good YDNA Project should have
Time to Most Recent Common Ancestor
YDNA. Acceptance Criteria
Simple Similarity Coefficient
Helpful YDNA Links
YDNA marker mutation rates
Age(s) of YDNA Haplogroups
Source:Sun, James X, Et Alia 2012. Direct Characterization of Human Mutation Based on Microsatellites
Kerchner's R1b Project
Effect of mutation rate weighting on YDNA Similarity. Fig1
Mutation Rates in Mammalian Genomes
"...Probability Approaches for Estimating the Time to the Most Recent Common Ancestor

SNP Testing

ISOGG SNP Tree

YDNA Mutation Rate

Burgarella and Navascues, 2010 European Journal of Human Genetics (2011) 19, 70–75; doi:10.1038/ejhg.2010.154; published online 8 September 2010, Mutation rate estimates for 110 Y-chromosome STRs combining population and father–son pair data Concetta Burgarella and Miguel Navascués
IN:Avances in Antrhopology, SciRes 1(2):26-34 Mutation Rate Constants in DNA Genealogy (Y Chromosome)


NPE Rate

Larmeseau, et al. 2013 Low historical rates of cuckoldry in a Western European human population traced by Y-chromosome and genealogical data. NPE rate of 1-2%
Anderson, 2006 How well does paternity confidence match actual paternity? NPE rate of 1.9%

Autosomal DNA

Length of Autosomal Segment Shared versus IBD probability


CopyRight

Fraktur

Fraktur


Sources

Original Source
Derivative Source
Ephemeral Source
Genealogical Methods/Verification and Validation

Methods

Genealogy Well Done
Possible, Plausible, Probable, and Proven:The Four P's
Genealogical Aphormisms
Objective and Subjective Approaches to Genealogy

Errors

Analysis:Transcription Accuracy, Cumberland County PA Tax Lists
Error Types
Analysis. Error rate in transcriptions of Madison, Kentucky Willis Marriage Records

Definitions

Definition:Modal YDNA Signature

Miscellaneous

Glossary. 18th Century terminology
Data:Comparison of land area of States in the 1790 and 1810 census
Using Ancestry.com Data in Conjunction with WeRelate

Mapping

GNIS

Nameing Ways

Middle Name Usage prior to 1760 in Colonial America