My Saliva's from Ireland

I had no big surprises in getting DNA results about my ancestry. I had known my great-grandmother left Ireland and settled in Massachusetts and that other Irish were in my family tree, but I was surprised what a large chunk of my DNA came from Great Britain. Really, though, the only surprise is just the sense of wonder that I can send some spit off in the mail and a technician in a lab somewhere can reach into my past, generations back and back, and confirm the origin stories I heard in my childhood.

For the record, these are my ancestry estimates:
-50% Ireland
-29% Great Britain
-07% Europe East
-no other significant percentages

-- following up on a photo I posted on Day 14 when I collected my saliva: https://365project.org/marcy0414/365/2017-01-14
Creative presentation of the findings, and like you, it's interesting what a sample of spit can tell you!

Thank you for the comment shared on the photo of my son's eye. Appreciate your visiting!
posted March 31st, 2017  
Great representation of your results. Top of the morning to ya!
posted March 31st, 2017  
This is very interesting! Like how you expressed it in your photo. I remember seeing a programme in which a carpenter in Canada was found to have the same DNA at King Richard III of England some 700 years ago. In fact this proved that a skeleton found in Lancaster was Richard's remains.
posted March 31st, 2017  
Cool shot, Marcy. It must be fun exploring your family tree.
posted March 31st, 2017  
It is always interesting learning about ones family history
posted March 31st, 2017  
How interesting!
posted March 31st, 2017  
Kei
Fun shot! It must be really interesting finding out your heritage by DNA! You used Ancestry DNA right? What did you think of it?
posted March 31st, 2017  
@sangwann Wow -- what an amazing story
posted April 1st, 2017  
@lyndemc @ajisaac @mittens @bkbinthecity @roachling Thanks for your visit and comment.
posted April 1st, 2017  
@keidoesathing Yes, Ancestry DNA. I liked it. Some of the other ones available look like they might give some additional interesting information, though, in terms of looking into traits you've inherited and that sort of thing. I didn't want to get into the health analysis or disease prediction kind of thing, though. Thanks for your comment.
posted April 1st, 2017  
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