If you attended the Workshop on October 5 and failed to get a copy of the syllabus for the classes you attended you can download them here.To downoad click on the class titles that are links for the downloads.
They are all pdf files with the exception of "Let's Paint Your DNA." It is a Word file and you may have to adjust margins to a narrower size for it to configure properly. These files will ony be available until 19 October 2019.
Beginning DNA On Ancestry
Confused about how your DNA matches connect to you? And then, Ancestry did another update in July 2019! Learn about the new features on Ancestry DNA. How to use the new filters and groups and the best new tools are Common Ancestors and Thru Lines.
This session is for those who are just setting out on their family history journeys and would like some guidance about strategies, procedures, sources and warnings that will help them compile reliable and meaningful records.
Let's Paint Your DNA
Let’s paint your DNA with the help of DNA Painter. Make sense of the chromosomes you share with your DNA "cousins", learn how to use the "Shared cM Project " and the "Probability Tree".
Emigration - Why Did They Leave Home to Come to America?
What were the “push” factors motivating your ancestor to leave their homeland? What were the “pull” factors calling them to a new life and homeland?
Getting Familiar with GEDmatch, FTDNA and 23andMe
Getting familiar with GEDmatch, FTDNA and 23andMe explores the interactive ways to use GEDmatch, FTDNA and 23andMe . Enrich your family research by learning how to use your DNA results to find those cousins"
This workshop offers a gateway to research – websites, books, maps, DNA, and archives all of which provide an essential starting point for a journey into a family's past and an understanding of regional conflicts, border changes and movements of populations in mapping your ancestors to the USA.
Do You Have a Viking in the Family? Norwegian research is fairly easy once you get the hang of it. The trick is finding out where your immigrant ancestor came from in Norway.
“Albion’s Seed” part 1
Albion’s Seed by David Hackett Fischer explores the foundation of American culture established by immigrants from Britain. This class will highlight a few of his key elements in each of four folkways: Part 1 Puritans and Cavaliers.
“Albion’s Seed” part 2
Albion’s Seed by David Hackett Fischer explores the foundation of American culture established by immigrants from Britain. This class will highlight a few of his key elements in each of four folkways: Part 2 Quakers and Borderers.
Ethnic Research: 100 Resources Await!
Never give up finding your ancestral family “across the pond”! There are hundreds of resources waiting for you.
Legal Implications of DNA Testing
Legal Implications of DNA Testing. A power point presentation taking a look at Why we test, The discovery of DNA, The testing companies and Caveats, History and Evolution of DNA Evidence for Crime solving, Chimera's and DNA.
Furthering Colonial Ancestry Using Medieval & Early Modern Resources
Furthering your colonial ancestry requires resourcefulness. Move your search forward based on knowing the unique identity of your immigrant ancestor, the historical context in which you are searching, the knowledge and skills required to conduct research, record types, their availability and how to determine their ”fit” with your research needs.