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Genealogy Lecture: DNA Testing for Ancestry Research
April 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pmFree
Learn about the different types of DNA for genealogical research and compare popular testing companies. The lecture will feature guest speaker Denise Manning.
The goal of the presentation is to offer guidance to those interested in DNA testing to determine the best test to buy according to individual research goals. The main focus; however, is practical methods for analyzing test results. Genetic Genealogy is very popular and provides valuable tools for family history research.
The event is open and free of charge to the public. Following the lecture, the Society member meeting will be held. Non-members are invited to also attend the meeting. To ensure seating and availability of materials, please register for the lecture via text to 727-359-3746 or email [email protected].
About the Presenter:
Denise Manning, MLIS, is the Library Operations Coordinator for the Tarpon Springs Public Library where she facilitates a monthly genealogy research group. She also volunteers for the Pinellas Genealogy Society where she facilitates the monthly DNA groups at the Largo Library. Denise enjoys researching her own Scandinavian ancestors using traditional methods and DNA technology.
The West Pasco Genealogy Society (WPCGS) was founded in 1983 as a non-profit educational organization of amateur and professional family historians, genealogists and archivists. The Society strives to encourage the research, publication, and preservation of genealogical and historical material; to instruct and aid the membership and the public in modern methods of research. These objectives are accomplished through regular meetings and Society-sponsored workshops, lectures, field trips, socials, and other educational activities. The Society offers many opportunities for the public to attend seminars and classes in genealogy-related subjects. There is something for everyone at Society meetings from the novice to the more experienced genealogist. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 727-271-0770.
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