Friday, March 23, 2018

Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History - free webinar by Mike Mansfield now online

Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History - free webinar by Mike Mansfield now online
The recording of today's webinar, "Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History” by Mike Mansfield is now available to view at for free for a limited time.
Webinar Description
DNA is an increasingly important tool that can help us discover amazing things about ourselves and our families. This webinar will provide a brief refresher of human genetics and review the different types of DNA tests available today with an in-depth discussion of autosomal DNA tests and how these tests can be used to solve genealogical problems where evidence from traditional records in scarce.
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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 29 minute recording of "Introduction to DNA Testing in Genealogy and Family History” is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. Or watch it at your convenience with an annual or monthly webinar membership
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Everything you need to know about Genealogical Charts and Reports 08/14/2018 MyHeritage Webinars
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GPS: Finding Your Way Through Tough Research Problems 08/21/2018 James Ison  CG  AG
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Using Lists to Find Proof 09/18/2018 Cari Taplin  CG
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Strategies for Using FamilySearch 10/12/2018 Shannon Combs-Bennett
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