Thursday, March 17, 2016

Irish Ancestry

I was given an Ancestry DNA test as a
gift from my daughter last year.

I received no surprises from the test. 
I knew many of my ancestors came from Germany. 
I knew that my paternal great grandfather was Irish. 
I needed to open an Ancestry account
in order to have access to my results.
That got me hooked and I have been searching
for information on those who came before.

I found that my Irish Dorsey 3rd Great Grandparents
immigrated from Ireland with their 2 sons to
Baltimore, Maryland in 1845.
Has anyone else had their DNA tested?

 Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Everyone can be Irish on this day!



 

4 comments:

  1. Isn't it amazing that they can tell us these things with DNA?

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  2. I had my DNA done. 14% Irish. But also found out I had 2% Greek/Italian in me.
    Now I want to know which ancestors came form there.
    Coffee is on

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  3. I wish they could fine tune it a little more. That's the reason I haven't done it yet. I suppose I better be content with 1/4th Swedish and 3/4th Germanic with a little something else snuck into the woodpile.

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  4. I had mine done a couple of years ago. Plenty of Irish DNA! With some French, German and lots of Scottish thrown in the mix!

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