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Basics of DNA & Genealogy WEBINAR – Saturday, February 26, 2022

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore your family history and learn the basics of genealogy research with this engaging workshop hosted by the Wisconsin State Historical Society. With the rise of services such as AncestryDNA and 23andMe, DNA has become one of the most popular genealogy tools, but interpreting results is not always easy.

Presenter Dana Kelly will help you navigate this data and provide information about the key aspects of using DNA results to find more about your family history.

Topics covered:

Introduction to the World of Genetic Genealogy

Ethnicity Estimates: Why is mine wrong and does it matter?

Using Cousin Matching to confirm your research and find new ancestors.

Ethics, Privacy and DNA

Webinar Cost: $40.00

Date: Saturday, February 26, 2022 (9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Central time (includes a 15 minute break between lectures and a 30 minute lunch break)

Registration Deadline: 12:00 PM Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022

Register for the Webinar Here

For more information, contact Lori Bessler (Wisconsin Historical Society): Lori.Bessler@wisconsinhistory.org or call 608-264-6519



February 26
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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