Ancestry and genealogy was a long time ago solely the domain of kings and aristocracy. Lineage and blood lines were extremely important as was the issue of succession and such important and prominent people invested huge sums in keeps track of their ancestors and having an accurate family tree. Today, many people take an interest in their lineage and heritage; DNA ancestry tests are available online. These DNA tests can tell you:
- Your maternal lineage
- Your paternal lineage
- Your geogenetic origins: a more generalized picture of the anthropological groups and regions your ancestors came from.
You can hone in onto something more specific, for example, you might want to actually map out a family tree in much the same was as aristocratic and royal families do. Genealogists can of course help do the job at a cost; of course, you can undertake your own genealogy studies by having a look into national and public archives to find birth records, marriage records and divorce records. Church histories, church records, immigration documents- the places where to look are many, but the time and costs involved will be very high.
An ancestral origins DNA test is the best way to trace your ancient roots. The test can be done to find your paternal lineage or your maternal lineage with results provided on high resolution maps showing where your ancestors came and where they migrated to. What is even of great convenience in this day and age is the simplicity with which samples are collected. Oral swabs are in fact the main sample collection method used. Take a look at how simple it is to collect your samples: Learn more.
DNA ancestry testing can tell you a lot about your roots thousands of years ago, giving you a broader picture of your ancestry. Genealogy research can also be of help. if you are interested in an ancestry test, Contact Us.