Category Archives: Biological Father and Family

Herbert Woodrow Tanner and Clara Odell Holland ~ Wordless Wednesday

Herbert Woodrow TANNER and Clara Odell HOLLAND were my paternal grandparents whom I discovered in 2018 at the age of 50. I had to take DNA tests through Ancestry and 23andMe to discover who my biological father was and these … Continue reading

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Grieving My Unknown Biological Family Members

Here is the first of likely several posts about the loss of my unknown biological family members and the time, experiences, and conversations we could have had… if we had only known of each other in time. Writing this series … Continue reading

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Wegene DNA Composition Chart

It was suggested last night on a Facebook group I am in (that is amazing with figuring out DNA stuff and finding bio parents) that I upload my raw DNA to Wegene. It’s free, by the way. I’m not totally … Continue reading

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New DNA Ethnic Breakdown from My Heritage

Well OK then! Here is what My Heritage estimates as my ethnic breakdown. I can see the top one (but 23andMe showed that I was more English than Irish etc on theirs). And what in the world??? 1.1% Middle Eastern? … Continue reading

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Update on 23andMe Changes My DNA Composition

23andMe just had an update the other day. They added some new populations and apparently made a few other changes as well. This changed my estimations quite a bit. I’m no longer 100% European! Proud of that! I wanted more variety … Continue reading

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Do I Look Like Your Family?

Hello everyone! I decided to add this slideshow of pictures of me throughout the years so that my cousin matches can see what I look like in case I resemble a certain branch of theirs or something. I hate pictures … Continue reading

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My Ancestry DNA Results Are In

I actually received my Ancestry.com results a couple of days ago, but I have been so busy with life in general as well as making new discoveries of new cousins. I may even be close to breaking down a wall … Continue reading

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My 23 and Me DNA Results Are In

I got my results from my 23 and Me DNA test and I am actually a bit shocked. I had a heads-up because my daughter had her DNA tested previously and hers didn’t show something I was definitely expecting. My … Continue reading

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