Just for fun, for Mother’s Day, here is the visual history of my mitochondrial DNA line. It’s fun, quick to do and a great way to share DNA information with your family!
My mother – Barbara Jean Ferverda (1922-2006)
My grandmother – Edith Barbara Lore (1888-1960) married John Whitney Ferverda
My great-grandmother – Ellenore “Nora” Kirsch (1866-1949) married Curtis Benjamin Lore
Barbara Drechsel – German immigrant – (1848-1930) married Jacob Kirsch
I wish we had photos of Barbara’s mother, Barbara Mehlheimer (1823-1906) who married George Drechsel and immigrated to Aurora, Indiana. Her mother was Elisabetha Mehlheimer.
Thank you to all of the mothers who came before and contributed their mitochondrial DNA, along with everything else, to their children…and ultimately to my children!
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I love my Mitochondrial DNA line. 🙂
Happy Mother’s Day to your Roberta and thank you for your wonderful Blog Posts. And Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s reading this.
I’m working with another lady trying to find our mtdna connection. We are exact matches.
Not only do I wish I had more photos, I wish I had journals and diaries.
So do I!!!
Happy Mother’s day to you, loved this post, I have my MT DNA and pictures going back to a great grandmother too, what a great idea to use what we do have.
Happy Mother’s Day Roberta! What a great idea! You inspire me. Only a genetic genealogist would think of this! I will do mine later today. Thanks for the terrific idea 🙂
I hope you do a blog posting to inspire others as well:)
Beautiful pictures. !! Priceless to have.
You are lucky to have pictures that far back! This is a great idea.
Loved your Mother’s Day post. Think I may copy your idea for Facebook.
Thank you Roberta for the great post. I learn so much from you. I have borrowed your idea, posted it on my blog and added a link to Facebook!
Happy Mother’s Day Roberta, and a great looking family you have!! 🙂
The mighty mitochondrial DNA has found its place of honor on Mother’s Day! And also on Mother’s, Mother’s, Mother’s Day!
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