Genetic Genealogy Discussion Lists/Boards
Revised September 2007 - GKBopp
NEW TO GENEALOGY? If so, please read this first.
If you are new to both DNA and traditional genealogical research you
need to learn about both - they must be used together. The lists below will
help you with DNA. Here's a link with some tips to help you get you started on
your traditional genealogical research (DNA is not mentioned at this link):
GENEALOGY-DNA at RootsWeb (Began October 2002)
The original, pioneer list founded by Ann P. Turner; Jim Bullock is now the list administrator.
The posts and archives can be intimidating. Now days there are many, many posts about anthrogenealogy (deep/ancient ancestry) but all are welcome. Skim the archives before you join the list:
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF GENETIC GENEALOGY (ISOGG) (Began 2005)
The ISOGG site has many helpful links.
Their list for DNA newcomers is at:
They also have a list for surname project administrators at:
DNA-ANTHROGENEALOGY at Yahoo (Began 2005)
For newcomers to the subject of DNA and ancient/deep ancestry (before there were surnames). Charles Kerchner list founder and administrator.
Most testing companies have forums or lists - visit the site of your testing company for more information.
There are also discussion lists at other sites such as, Genealogy.com and Ancestry.com.