Recording DNA Matches

  • Skill Level: Advanced and Intermediate
  • FH versions: V5 and V6
  • In Topics: Working with DNA 

Introduction

DNA matching has become an increasingly popular research tool. The advice below is  just an overview of the techniques currently available in ƒh to record your DNA matches.

Details

The ƒh Extended Fact Set contains a DNA Markers Attribute that allows you to record the Fact that the Individual concerned has taken a DNA test.

Charting Companion offers some DNA Charts that require a Custom Attribute specifically named DNA Kit with its value set to the Number for each person. Note: Some DNA charts need a DNA Kit Number for Individual records. This requires a Custom Attribute specifically named DNA Kit with its value set to the Kit Number for each person.

There are Queries:

And plugins:

The Export Gedcom File Plugin has settings for websites offering DNA services such as (ANC) Ancestry Family Tree, (FTD) Family Tree DNA, (MYH) MyHeritage Family Tree, etc.

Last update: 14 Sep 2020

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