I had understood that newer SNP tests were approaching the point where they could be useful for genealogy as well as for deep ancestry. I don't know how many SNP locations need to be tested in order for that to be true, or what locations Living DNA actually tests. I didn't know anything about STRs or SNPs until a few weeks ago, so I'm still learning as I go along. Would it at least be possible to see whether my haplogroup/haplotype/subclade (I'm not exactly sure which terms apply) is common or not in Devon?
Just out of curiosity, is the Devon DNA project just based on Y-chromosome testing rather than autosomal DNA? I knew that was true for surname studies, but didn't know if it was the same for regional projects. I'm also not sure if Living DNA's autosomal results are comparable with FTDNA's - it would be a shame if they aren't, since I was hoping to upload my results to GEDMatch. Time will tell, I guess.
Thanks again -
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