How to Check Genesis.Gedmatch.com for African Royal DNA Project Matches (Updated 21 Oct 2017)
Happy Sunday Family!
We hope all is well. There has been some VERY positive feedback from those that have found Royal DNA matches. CONGRATS to you!
Here's a workable solution to help you check to see if you match any African Royal DNA Project Kits. We cannot give you a response for DNA kits that we do not manage. Also, because there are so many of you, we cannot compare your DNA for you all. This is the quickest way to check for yourself to see if you match any of the kits we manage. You MUST follow these steps prior to contacting us about the potential DNA match. This also helps YOU to learn how too use the FREE tools. After following the steps below, please return to this link on how to send your email. Here is the template to use for the email https://www.dnatestedafricans.org/single-post/2017/10/01/How-to-Email-Your-New-DNA-Matches
Sadly, due to the actions of some, we have to add this info below regarding security and safety of the DNA kits that we manage and the Royals that took the test.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT WE DO NOT POST GEDMATCH OR GENESIS KIT NUMBERS IN ANY SOCIAL MEDIA. SHARING THE GEDMATCH OR GENESIS KIT NUMBERS IN ANY FORUM, WILL RESULTS IN PERMANENT REMOVAL FOR ALL GROUPS AND PROGRAMS. PRIVACY AND SAFETY IS MOST IMPORTANT. THIS INCLUDES FTDNA KIT #S AND ANY KIT # THAT YOU RECEIVE REGARDING YOUR ANCESTRY AND DNA UPLOADS. POSTING EMAIL ADDRESSES AND FULL NAMES ARE NOTT ALLOWED IN ANY SOCIAL MEDIA FORUM. When sending emails to your Gedmatch and / or Genesis matches, send one email per person. That is their rule. No mass emails. If you are caught, Gedmatch may delete your data and you lose access.
SEE THE STEPS BELOW
Step 1. Register at this link https://genesis.gedmatch.com/ if you have not done so. If you register and get a notice that the email you are using already exists, simply log into the link with your Gedmatch.com log in credentials. (Please read the website first before making a decision to upload your DNA Raw data)
Step 2. Upload your DNA Raw Data. It may take a day or 2 for your matches to populate.
Step 3. If any African Royal appears on your match list, you MUST complete the one to one comparison. The CMs must be at least 7 and the SNPs must be at least 700 to be a CONFIRMED match. Click on your Genesis kit #. You will see a list of matches. You are almost there! If you do not see them on your list, you are not a match. Their names are distinctive and includes ethnic group(s) and they will include their ethnic groups(s).
Step 4. If you see any of the Royals’ names there, click on the letter “A” beside their name . This will allow you to do a one to one comparison.
The one to one comparison will show the chromosomes that you match on .
The above image shows 4 rows of matching for Chromosome 1. The Centimorgans (CMs) on 1 row MUST be at least 7 and the the SNPs must be 700. You cannot add up all of them to meet this requirement
The image below shows on row 1 that this match has 47.2 CMs and 6,993 SNPs. That means they are a legitimate match.
Step 5. If the above requirements are met, copy the chromosome details that you match on and draft an email to RoyaLDNA@DNATestedAfricans.org . Paste the DNA one to one comparison match details into the email. Here is the template to use for the email https://www.dnatestedafricans.org/single-post/2017/10/01/How-to-Email-Your-New-DNA-Matches
Step 6. We will then provide you with contact Info for your DNA match if they provided it to us.
See our DNA Tested African Descendants group guidelines http://goo.gl/forms/Om5AqGGahm
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