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Genetic Genealogy


8:30AM - 9:30AM

Y-DNA for Genealogy - Basics of Y-DNA Testing

Presenter: Gale L French

This presentation will teach you the basics of Y-DNA testing. It's great for genealogists wanting to confirm a paternal line or find biological father. Learn how to order and take the test. Find out how to interpret the results and what they mean. The course covers tools used to assist with the matching process and what to do if there are surprises.

Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records., Advanced. Very experienced, including early US and foreign records.
DNA: all levels, Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity