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Adoption and DNA

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This is a collection of articles and links that deal with adoption or adoption and DNA.

WikiTree DNA FAQ Page

WikiTree DNA Project

WikiTree Adoption Angels

WikiTree DNA and Adoption

G2G forum discussion on WikiTree and adoption


State Adoption Regulations

Access to Adoption Records

Adoption Search Sites

International Soundex Reunion Registry, Reuniting families since 1975

Birthline Reunion Registry

Find My Birth Family

Find My Family

Adoption Search Reunion, UK

Adoption Reunion Registry



How to Find Your Birth Family, by Kimberly Powell

Using DNA to Solve Adoption Mysteries, by Kimberly Powell, April 1, 2014

Adoption Search: Using DNA Tests to Find Birth Families, by Kimberly Powell

Utilizing DNA Testing to Break Through Adoption Roadblocks

Adoptions and DNA, October 10, 2013

I Tracked Down My Biological Family Online, by Deborah Frances-White, September 20, 2013

Before You Do a DNA Test to Complete an Adoption Search, by Carrie Craft

DNA Testing for Adoptive Children, by Chris Baer, March 5, 2013

AncestryDNA: Confusing Relationship Predictions and Adoptees, by CeCe Moore, August 21, 2012


DNA/Adoption Information Sites


FTDNA Adoption Group

DNA Testing Adviser



Adoptees Recovering Their Heritage Through DNA Testing

Adopted Man Identifies Birth Father thru Family Tree DNA Test

Elizabeth Boys, Adopted As A Baby, Uses Facebook To Find Birth Family In Just 36 Hours


DNA Repositories

(For recording and comparing DNA test results)
YSearch for Y chromosome
Mitosearch for mtDNA
GEDmatch for auDNA
Autosomal DNA Segment Analyzer (ADSA)
Official Y haplogroup tree
DNA GEDCOM, DNA tools site


DNA Information (simplified)

4 Kinds of DNA for Genetic Genealogy
Widen the Net
Finding Father

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On 11 Dec 2015 at 01:25 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:

Add this please! [ww.wikitree.com/index.php?title=Space:DNA_and_Adoption DNA and Adoptions] and thanks for this! Mags