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Different DNA Tests; The Companies, and the Follow-up

January 21 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Linda Reid
Shaarei Shomayim, 470 Glencairn Ave.Sisterhood Hall, Toronto
January 21st, 2018
Doors open 10:00 am

Experienced genealogist and DNA disentangler, Linda Reid, will discuss:
1. alternative DNA tests and companies, and 
2. how to proceed after receiving initial DNA results, including your long list of possible connections

Is there a recommended approach to following up quickly and efficiently?
Are there certain results that should be discarded as being highly improbable?
Do you search first for family names that appear in your family tree?
How do you know when to add additional tests, and which ones, and when not to?

Linda Reid is a retired librarian who has been researching her British and Irish roots for 35 years. She took her first autosomal DNA test in 2011 and now manages over 50 kits at Family Tree DNA. She has also tested at AncestryDNA, 23andMe and MyHeritage. She manages 2 mitochondrial DNA tests and Y-chromosome kits for men of 8 different surnames. Linda is the facilitator of the Advanced Genetic Genealogy SIG of the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society and is a volunteer at the Toronto Family History Centre (of the LDS Church).

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January 21
10:30 am - 1:00 pm


Shaarei Shomayim Congregation
470 Glencairn Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M5N 1V8 Canada
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