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Virtual DNA Group Meeting - Dec 15, 2022

  • December 15, 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online


We are going through the book,

Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA: A Guide for Family Historians

We will be going through this chapter by chapter, and we hope that this approach will appeal to a wide audience, including those who have yet to try DNA testing as an adjunct to their genealogy research.

For the next Virtual meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 7 pm, we will be discussing Chapter 2 of the book, which deals with

"The Ethical and Legal Aspects of Genetic Genealogy"

If you want to get the maximum benefit from the meetings, it would be a good idea to purchase the book and read the relevant chapter before the meeting.

Here are some links which may be useful.
DNA Winds of Change (Judy Russell)
Privacy Policies, Consent Forms and Terms and Conditions (ISOGG Wiki)
Genetic Genealogy Standards

This article describes dealing with an unexpected DNA result,
How Genealogy Research Provides Comfort After a DNA Surprise

We may have time at the meeting to present Case Studies. If you have one that you would like to present, please email Vernon Smith.

If you need help preparing the materials for this, please attend one of our Mentoring Sessions on Tuesdays at 1pm, and we can assist you.

One of the principal authors, Michelle Leonard, recently gave the webinar "The Top 10 DNA Do's and Dont's ", and I encourage you to watch this free webinar (click on the name).

Latest Blog Posts (updated 12/16/2022)

Please contact

Vernon Smith with suggestions for topics that you would like to see presented.

Request to Access MCGS DNA Meeting

Contact info@maringensoc.org for a link to the meeting.

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