The Basics of Using DNA in Genealogy: What DNA Can Tell You and What It Can NOT Tell You

When:
February 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2019-02-14T13:00:00-07:00
2019-02-14T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Meadows Branch Library
4800 Baseline Rd
Boulder, CO 80303
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Boulder Genealogical Society

Dorothy Coltrin will present the following topics: 1) Purpose of a DNA Test, 2) Chemistry and Biology of DNA, 3) Use of Y-chromosome for your surname, 4) Use of autosomal (at) for connections to cousins, 5) Use of mitochondrial (mt) DNA for connection to your mother’s line, 6) Description of various companies offering DNA analysis,  7) Use of third-party GED Match, 8) Importance of paper research.  She will give examples from her own DNA work and there will be plenty of time for questions.

Classes are free. To save your seat and receive a handout, please register: mdbfrisco@gmail.com