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DNA Special Interest Group - 8 Jan 2022

  • 08 Jan 2022
  • 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Webinar

DNA Special Interest Group - 8 Jan 2022

Today's Topic: Leveraging Y-DNA in One-Name and Descendancy Studies

Join Marty Acks as he reviews his case study and related projects, all of which lean heavily on work from the Guild of One-Name Studies and Family Tree DNA's Y-DNA projects. Marty will show us how he’s integrated his findings from these efforts, as well as autosomal DNA work, into his own descendancy projects.

Today's Facilitator Marty Acks

About the DNA SIG

This group focuses on learning the methods for analyzing DNA test results. We study topics such as autosomal DNA, mitochondrial DNA, Y-DNA and surname projects, X-DNA and ancestral admixture results. We'll also investigate third-party tools for analyzing your raw data and comparing DNA and gedcom data with test kit results from companies besides the one you tested with.

DNA can break down genealogical brick walls once thought impenetrable – but only if you know how.

This SIG endeavors to be interactive and welcomes your questions. Get ready to put your DNA results to work for you!

SIG Lead Michelle Wilson

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Future Topics: If you have a topic you would like to present or see presented, please reach out to Michelle at DNA @

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Live vs Remote SIG Meetings in Q1 2022: All CAGGNI SIGs for Q1 are being scheduled as remote meetings. Should our venues open for meetings of our size, we may transition to hybrid offerings on a case-by-case basis. Stay tuned to our Facebook page and this website for further announcements.

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