Wednesday, March 7, 2012


Months ago, I sent in my DNA to and now I have my results that reflect my genetic ethnicity, going back up to ten generations! I'm still figuring out how to exactly use this information but one of the exciting things is that they found two 4th cousins that are a 96% match.

I've contacted them and now am just waiting to hear back. I know I shouldn't get my hopes too high, but I have visions of them having family photos we've never seen or awesome family memorabilia. We shall see....
photo via in5d

53% Scandinavian - Denmark, Norway and Sweden
41% Central European - Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland..
6% Other

Although we already knew it, my father will be so excited to know we do, indeed, have Viking blood. We have the DNA.


Paige said...

That is so cool! How exciting.

Nancy said...
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Nancy said...

I'm 1/4 Danish and have always been proud of that :-). It's exciting to know this information that you have!!

Sherri said...

This is cool! I would love to do this...and find out what kind of mutt I am!
Mark's dad is 100% Danish...but I don't have any 100% anything! :)
How do you think of all your cool things to do????

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