Geneanet has just launched Geneanet DNA, a new beta test service which allows people to upload the raw data of a DNA test kit taken with any company, to compare it to other Geneanet members’ DNA data, and to find members whith whom they share DNA segments.
The company, based in France, says you only have to download your raw DNA data from the site of your provider and to upload it to their database. They aim to make it very easy and Geneanet has some help tutorials to aid people who want to take advantage of this European service no matter if you have taken a DNA test kit at AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, FamilyTreeDNA or Living DNA.
Geneanet claims to deal with the rest of it thanks to powerful matching tools.
On thier website they say:
"At Geneanet, we do genealogy, only genealogy. We think that DNA tests are an additional tool for finding new relatives.
Of course, this new service does not replace genealogy research as we do it for years but it’s an additional way of finding new branches and relatives."
See more at: https://en.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/post/2020/02/geneanet-launches-geneanet-dna
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This is the first time that these RAF records are fully searchable by name, aircraft, location and many other fields, making it easier to find your aviation ancestors.
In a release of over half a million records, this is the first batch of RAF Operations Records Books (ORBs) to join TheGenealogist’s ever-expanding military records collection.
The operations records books are for squadrons primarily after the First World War but there are a few early squadron records from 1911 to 1918.
These documents tell the stories of these brave aircrew who battled against the odds and give insights into their everyday lives. You can use the collection to follow an airman’s war time experiences from these fully searchable Air Ministry operations record books which cover various Royal Air Force, dominion and Allied Air Force squadrons that came under British Command. The AIR 27 records allow the family history researcher a fascinating insight into their relatives serving in a number of wartime air force units.