DNA TESTING & DISCOVERIES: HOW I FOUND OUT ELIZABETH TAYLOR WAS MY COUSIN!

As most of my readers know, I have taken several DNA tests and have also had both of my parent's DNA tested. My original reason behind having a DNA test performed was to prove or disprove an old family legend that the Taylor family had at least some Native North American bloodlines. The tests that both my father and I took quickly disproved this myth as we both came back as 100% Western European, primarily Scottish and British.

When my genetic analysis indicated I was Scots/English, I was not very surprised based on my prior years worth of family history research. However, surprises were soon to come, and come in big ways.

During the course of my family history research, I discovered that my paternal grandfather as well his mother (my paternal Great-Grandmother) were both born o