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Basics of DNA and Genealogy Workshop

$40.00
Learn how to interpret DNA data from sites like AncestryDNA and 23andMe with presenter Dana Kelly.


Registration Deadline: 12:00 p.m., Oct. 27, 2022.

The day before the webinar, a Zoom link will be emailed to the email address used at checkout. Groups or friends, please register individually.

Not refundable. Find full details, below.

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Starting or expanding your family history research can be a daunting task! Where do I look? What am I missing? Why doesn't this make sense? Don't worry, our genealogy workshops will give you all the tools you need to start filling out your family tree while avoiding common roadblocks. These workshops are a great opportunity to blend family stories and historical background to explore and get to know your ancestors even deeper.

Details

  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
  • Time: 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. CDT (includes a 15 minute break between lectures and a 30 minute lunch break.)
  • Location: Webinar. Details below.
  • Registration deadline: 12:00pm Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. 
  • A recording of the webinar will be available to registrants for 30 days following the event.
  • All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.

Overview

Learn how to interpret DNA data from sites like AncestryDNA and 23andMe with Dana Kelly, Executive Director of the Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library.

Topics covered

  • Why DNA Testing Can be a Tool in Your Genealogy Toolkit
  • Overview of the Major Testing Services: Ancestry, 23andMe, MyHeritage & FTDNA
  • Online Tools, Cousin Matching and Finding New Ancestors
  • Privacy & Ethics

Know before you go

  • An email link to the webinar will be sent after registration closes. If you do not see the email, please check your spam or junk mail folder.
  • A computer with internet access is required to participate. If you do not have internet access, you may be able to call in for audio-only access. 
  • A recording of the webinar will be available to registrants for 30 days following the event.
  • Buying multiple tickets? Each registrant is advised to check out individually to ensure that the webinar link will be emailed to the customer name entered at checkout.

Discounts

Discount codes must be applied during checkout. They cannot be applied after checking out.

  • Society members: Enter your WHS member number in the discount field at checkout.
  • WSGS members: Use the discount code WSGS at checkout.

Contact

Register today!

Starting or expanding your family history research can be a daunting task! Where do I look? What am I missing? Why doesn't this make sense? Don't worry, our genealogy workshops will give you all the tools you need to start filling out your family tree while avoiding common roadblocks. These workshops are a great opportunity to blend family stories and historical background to explore and get to know your ancestors even deeper.

Details

  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
  • Time: 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. CDT (includes a 15 minute break between lectures and a 30 minute lunch break.)
  • Location: Webinar. Details below.
  • Registration deadline: 12:00pm Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. 
  • A recording of the webinar will be available to registrants for 30 days following the event.
  • All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.

Overview

Learn how to interpret DNA data from sites like AncestryDNA and 23andMe with Dana Kelly, Executive Director of the Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library.

Topics covered

  • Why DNA Testing Can be a Tool in Your Genealogy Toolkit
  • Overview of the Major Testing Services: Ancestry, 23andMe, MyHeritage & FTDNA
  • Online Tools, Cousin Matching and Finding New Ancestors
  • Privacy & Ethics

Know before you go

  • An email link to the webinar will be sent after registration closes. If you do not see the email, please check your spam or junk mail folder.
  • A computer with internet access is required to participate. If you do not have internet access, you may be able to call in for audio-only access. 
  • A recording of the webinar will be available to registrants for 30 days following the event.
  • Buying multiple tickets? Each registrant is advised to check out individually to ensure that the webinar link will be emailed to the customer name entered at checkout.

Discounts

Discount codes must be applied during checkout. They cannot be applied after checking out.

  • Society members: Enter your WHS member number in the discount field at checkout.
  • WSGS members: Use the discount code WSGS at checkout.

Contact

Register today!

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