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"In all of us there is a hunger, marrow deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we came from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum, an emptiness, and the most disquieting loneliness." -- Alex Haley, Roots

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Transfer Your AncestryRAW Data to Family Tree DNA

Two weeks ago I meetup with Mario Davila at his home and he was telling me how awesome FamilyTreeDNA was. He showed me the website and it’s features and also explained how to use them. He highly recommended that I also take the Family Finder DNA test at Family Tree Maker which runs about $99.00. […]

DNA Results for My Mom San Juana Garza Tanguma Lopez

These are the results for my mother San Juana Tanguma Lopez. In this post I just share her results but in my next post I will be comparing her results, my dad’s results and mine. I have finally also uploaded the raw data to Gedmatch to try and do some comparisons there also. I am […]

My Dad’s DNA Results I Was Very Surprised

Months ago I had my dad, Lauro Garza Marroquin” do an AncestryDNA kit. I purchased it last time that ancestry had a special and I bought one for him and one for my mom (you can read more about it here: Testing My Parent’s DNA)”.  I got the results a few weeks ago but I […]

Testing My Parent’s DNA

AncestryDNA just had a their DNA kits 20% off. That was the little nudge that I needed to finally buy two DNA kits, one for each of my parents. I visited them last week and had a great time at their house, I did fail to mention the DNA testing since I forgot. Crossing my fingers […]

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Ancestors of Moises Garza

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As you have or will soon discover many of my ancestors are also your ancestors. This work will provide you with invaluable clues to primary and secondary sources were information about your ancestors can be found.