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AFGS DNA Research - Genetics
American-French Genealogical Society (AFGS) DNA Project
Genetic Genealogy is the use of DNA testing to aide traditional genealogical research. It is the newest and the most accurate research tool for the family historian. It does not replace good research, but testing can…
• Determine if two people are related
• Determine if two people descend from the same ancestor
• Find out if you are related to others with the same surname
• Prove or disprove your family tree research
• Provide clues about your ethnic origin
By placing your order at the American-French Genealogical Society (AFGS)
Ordering Page on FamilyTreeDNA you help the society earn money.
FamilyTreeDNA is offering AFGS members discounts for DNA tests. With FamilyTreeDNA and AFGS you could Save Up To 30%
Sample savings:
Y-DNA12: 12 Marker Test - Regularly $119 - AFGS member $99
Y-DNA37+mtDNAPlus Test - Regularly $269 - AFGS members $238

Family Tree DNA is the world leader in Genetic Genealogy. Since its inception in April of 2000, they have been constantly developing the science that enables genealogists around the world to advance their family's research. Family Tree DNA works in association with a scientific advisory board and the University of Arizona Research Labs. The Arizona Research labs are led by Dr. Michael Hammer, one of the world's leading authorities in the field of Genetics.
The Largest DNA Database - As of November 18, 2009, we have a total of 271,950 records!
169,649 Y-DNA records
102,301 mtDNA records
Family Tree DNA website also has Information including: Genetic testing to answer your genealogy questions, Test Descriptions, Customer's Comments & Testimonials, FAQ & Tutorials, Certificates and Reports, Common Misconceptions About DNA Privacy, Understanding DNA, Understanding Haplogroups, Genetic Genealogy Tutorials, Audio And Video Resources, Recommended Books and Videos, mtDNA Frequently Asked Questions.
Also available is a Newsletter - Facts and Genes, now in its eighth year of publication. Facts & Genes provides valuable information about utilizing Genetic Genealogy and keeps you informed about the latest advancements in the field.The World's Only Newsletter Dedicated to Genetic Genealogy
If you have tested with another company and wish to re-test with Family Tree DNA, please contact the group administrators. A discount is available for those who have previously tested with Ancestry, Oxford Ancestors, DNA Heritage, Genebase or Relative Genetics.
Please Click on the How Do We Link? banner below to Review the different Kits (tests) with descriptions.
Also to Join the American-French Genealogical Society DNA Project
By clicking you are not ordering the test but are offered more information and prices etc. Then if you are ready, you can order a test kit.
You may also click here to View the test
NOTE: Click only once when ordering a kit so you order just one test.

In 2008 the American-French Genealogical Society published an article on DNA testing in our JMS journal. You can view that article by clicking here. (PDF)
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Updated 23 November, 2009