Questions tagged [myheritage.com]

Questions related to the use of this commercial genealogy company's site.

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Assessing Biogene DNA results for half-sibling?

My sister and I have a perplexing situation. She believed a family friend to be a half brother, so they got a test at Biogene DNA. It states: Based on the results of the analysis obtained from the ...
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Stacking DNA and trees?

I would like to combine information from my trees at Ancestry and MyHeritage and my family members' DNA kits. Is there a software program I can download that will let me input everything? I need the ...
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Interpreting MyHeritage DNA Match of 973cM?

I just got a DNA match at MyHeritage with 973 cM, in common, which says first cousin. My mother had one brother, and it's from her side of the family. He had a son, who passed at a young age. I am ...
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Managing MyHeritage messages

I'm wondering if I'm somehow missing/unaware of some features for managing my MyHeritage messages... I consider myself a full-time amateur genetic genealogist. I need to contact a lot of matches to ...
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Deleting fact in MyHeritage “New Fact” panel?

How can I delete a fact that is listed in the "New Fact" panel? Right now I have a list of 18 "BAPTISM" facts in the right hand pane from which to choose from. Can I somehow delete 17 of them?
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Brother/sister have fully identical segment — match only matches one of them on that segment

Using David Pike's tool: https://www.math.mun.ca/~dapike/FF23utils/pair-comp.php I found that my mother and her brother are fully identical on the portion of chromosome(s) 4 from position 122.2 ...
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Reporting error in someone else's tree at Geni.com?

I was going through matches on Geni that seem to come from two different trees made on MyHeritage website. I primarily use MyHeritage's desktop app, so I am not paying for either of their web services....
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How much Chinese dna will show up on my dna test

I just got my results back from My Heritage. I have a picture of my Great Great Grandfather he definitely looks Chinese, his father was 100 percent Chinese and he married a Native American they would ...
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Is longest cM a better predictor of relatedness than total cM for Ashkenazi Jews?

As an Ashkenazi Jew, I'm used to matches being predicted to be closer than they really are. My father recently got a match to an adoptee of 348.3 shared cM, with a longest segment of 57.4 cM (...
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How to interpret my having ethnicities inconsistent with my parents?

According to MyHeritage's interpretation of our 23andme lab results: My father is 93.7% European (90.5% Ashkenazi, 2% Baltic, and 1.2% Italian), 5.5% West Asian, and .8% Central Asian. My mother is ...
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How can I generate a listing of birthdays and anniversaries in FamilyTreeBuilder?

I've been building a family tree with FamilyTreeBuilder. How can I generate a listing of birthdays and anniversaries?
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Using DNA data on different genealogy sites?

I had my DNA tested through a third party, independent (i.e.: not one of the main genealogy sites) lab. I have my results from them but want to upload them to the main site that I use (myheritage.com, ...
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How can I turn a family tree on Geni.com into a printable PDF report?

I've been building a family tree on Geni.com. How can I turn that into a printable report, including all profile photos?
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Explaining major discrepancy in genomic position between Gedmatch and MyHeritage?

I have identified a discrepancy with several test kits that were tested at Ancestry, with results transferred to both Gedmatch and MyHeritage, all relating to the same area at the end of chromosome 19....
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How could I make myheritage print tree with step-dads?

There is nice tree printing mode for posters in myheritage.com. I use "ancestors" mode to print all ancestors for my daughter. But it prefers "birth" dads to step-dads, but in our familiy tree ...
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Importing Gedcom from MyHeritage into existing Ancestry.com tree?

I have trees on several sites since I'm able to get different information from each one, and my MyHeritage tree has lots of information that Ancestry doesn't have. I exported a gedcom file from ...
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Filtering for Triangulated matches in MyHeritage?

It's a real pain to try and find the triangulated matches that I share with another DNA donor. I might have to click on "show more DNA match" ten times before I see one triangulated match. Is there ...
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How to filter and sort MyHeritage DNA matches?

I'm relatively new to MyHeritage. And I'm having a hard time figuring out how to manage all my DNA matches. (The help center-DNA maches shows no help and there appears to be no MyHeritage forum for ...
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Why are MyHeritage atDNA SNPs higher than other test sites?

I have accumulated DNA segment match information from ftDNA, GEDmatch, and MyHeritage. It is just recently that I've added MyHeritage DNA donors data, and I've found that the total number of matching ...
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Tracking sources of photos obtained through MyHeritage.com?

I've accepted matches that include photos into my tree on MyHeritage. Now, I'd like to review the sources of some of those photos (for example, I'd like to know the tree each photo came from or the ...
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Printing (or pdf) of FULL report including all jpg files

I have My Heritage on my laptop and have done a lot of research over the years. Have stored a lot of jpg files of census reports, draft registrations, new paper articles etc. under the appropriate ...
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What's the difference between the World Vital Records and My Heritage databases?

I understand that My Heritage acquired World Vital Records in 2011. Do the two sites have the same databases, or does one provide more information than the other?
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How to handle smartmatches on myheritage.com - true similar interests vs trolling for huge trees?

I participate in myheritage.com. It has a feature called smartmatches that show you where they surmise other trees have common ancestors with your tree. I find this feature both useful and annoying. I ...