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Beginner's Genealogy Seminar Series Registration


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Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Redwood Room, Santa Clara Central Park Library

Getting Organized - What is documentation? This class will explain what a “source” is and how to document it. We will also explore the organization of your genealogy materials. View how seasoned genealogists organize their materials. We will also review some of the different genealogy reports to help you analyze your findings. Looking for a Genealogy Program for your computer? You will learn what to look for when choosing a computer program.

All classes are free and open to all, but you must pre-register. Registration deadline is March 7th.
NO WALK-INS WILL BE ALLOWED.
CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS NOW FOR THE WAIT-LIST.

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 1:00 - 3:30 pm, Redwood Room, Santa Clara Central Park Library

Basic, Basic DNA - How Three Testing Companies Can Change Your Family Tree - Have you thought about testing your DNA but did not know which test to do? Or, are you one who has tested your DNA, but you don't know how to use the tools to break through your brick wall?

Patricia Burrow will give a basic introduction into DNA testing. She will cover the four different types - Y-DNA, mtDNA, Autosomal and X DNA. Not sure which company to use to test your DNA? Pat will cover the top three companies to show you what is available from each company and will discuss their strong points and weaknesses.

After learning about the different testing companies, Pam Fujii will walk you through her case study on how she used all three companies. Pam will show you the tools she used to find new family members. We guarantee when you leave the session, you will be thinking of DNA testing in a whole new light!

All classes are free and open to all, but you must pre-register. Registration deadline is April 4th.