Journal of Genetic Genealogy

A Free Open-Access Journal (ISBN: 1557-3796)

Genetic Genealogy is the use of DNA testing in combination with traditional genealogical and historical records.” – ISOGG Wikipedia


Dave Vance


Advisory Board

T. Whit Athey, Ph.D.

Steven C. Perkins, J.D., M.L.L.

Ann Turner, M.D.

David A. Stumpf, M.D., Ph.D.

Brit Nicholson, M.S.


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The Journal of Genetic Genealogy (JoGG) is a free and open-access quarterly journal of strategies, case studies, and topics of interest for genetic genealogists using DNA testing to research the ancestry of an individual or group.   Articles include features, editorials, and peer-reviewed scholarly articles.

Authors retain the original copyright to their articles, which are published in the Journal pursuant to a Creative Commons license and can be shared under those terms. 

Our Latest Issue: Volume 12, Number 1 (Spring 2024)

Full JournalJoGG StaffJournal Features
Editor’s CornerJ. David VanceJournal Features


Recombination and Phasing for a Group of Three or Four (or More) Siblings – Two Practical ApproachesT. Whit Athey, PhD and Kathryn Johnston, MDatDNA, Methodology


A Carpenter, A Baker,…A Carothers? – A Multiple MPE Case StudyDavid C. Carpenter, PhDAncestor Research, Group Analysis, Y-DNA


Genetic Genealogy of Irish Terry LineagesKevin TerryAncestor Research, Group Analysis, Y-DNA


Identification of the Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroup of Elizabeth MartiauJeffrey A. Wright, MDAncestor Research, Group Analysis, mtDNA


Who Was Lisbeth’s Great Grandfather?Robt. Flanagan StieglitzAncestor Research, atDNA, Group Analysis


Genetic Genealogy Study: The Grigsby Family – Uncovering Patrilineal Descendants Through Y-DNA AnalysisDonald L. Grigsby, PhD and Marcia Johnson, MBA, MPA, RHIAAncestor Research, Group Analysis, Y-DNA


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