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News and Updates about the Bixby Surname Project


18 June 16:  Father's Day sale at FTDNA! As promised, they are offering discounts on upgrade pricing during their Father's Day Sale. Starting at midnight tonight and ending on Monday, June 20th at 11:59pm CDT, sale pricing for the discounted upgrades will be as follows:

Y12->Y25 $40

Y12->Y37 $79

Y25->Y37 $40

Y37->Y67 $79

Y37->Y111 $188

Y67->Y111 $109

HVR1->FMS $139

HVR2 (mtDNA Plus)->FMS $129

In addition to the discounted upgrade pricing above, they also have discounts on these select testing bundles:

Y37 + Family Finder $218

Y67 + Family Finder $288

Comprehensive Genome (FF+Y67+FMS) $449


21 April 16: Tests Are On Sale -- Many of FTDNA's products are on sale until next Tuesday, in honor of DNA Day.  Big Y tests are costing only $460 during this time.  Get one while it's hot!  You know you want to!


28 Jan 16:  Planned Website Outage -- FTDNA is taking the whole website down at 7:00 AM U.S. Central time, tomorrow, January 28, 2016, for a few hours.


24 Nov 15:  If anyone is looking for a coupon to use in buying or upgrading a DNA test at Family Tree DNA, here is a list of unclaimed, still valid coupon codes.  If you use one, please cross it off the spreadsheet by using the strikethrough feature. Unused Family Tree DNA Discount Coupons


20 Nov 15:  The Bixby Surname Project has a new co-administrator.  Teresa C, daughter of a Bigsby mother, is helping to actively manage the project.


  • Feel free to discuss this project on the Bixby Family Forum

  • Click here to place an order for a DNA test at Family Tree DNA


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