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The Jefferson Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting on February 11, 2016 at 7 PM at John Calvin Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 4201 Transcontinental Drive at Glendale in Metairie.
Upcoming JGS Meetings and Speakers
February 11, 2016 – “The Power of DNA in Unlocking Family Relationships” by Ugo Perego, Legacy Family Tree Webinar
March 17, 2016 – “The New Frontier in Genetic Genealogy: Autosomal DNA Testing” by Ugo Perego, Legacy Family Tree Webinar
The webinar will be at John Calvin using their internet connection. Michele will project the presentation through her laptop. There willl be handouts.
The next JGS meeting will be Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7 pm at John Calvin Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. We will be watching a Family Tree Webinar “The Power of DNA in Unlocking Family Relationships” by Ugo Perego. This lecture will provide a general overview on how genetic testing can be of great assistance to family historians to trace, verify, expand and link genealogical records and pedigrees. It will cover the paternally-inherited Y chromosome and the maternally-inherited mitochondrial DNA and how these two markers can play a powerful role in the search for our ancestors. There will be a handout for all attendees.
Check out the JGS 2015 Technology Fair under events.