08 Jun

Using DNA to help break down Brick Walls

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
Presenter: 
Skip Duett
Event Location: 
Manlius Library Community Room, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave, Manlius, NY 13104
Event Sponsor: 
Central New York Genealogical Society DNA Interest Group

APG member and Central New York expert Skip Duett will speak about using DNA to help break down Brick Walls. 

Here is a brief overview of the topics he will cover:

  • Targeted testing of known cousins
  • Triangulation
  • Building Trees for Matches
  • Using the best of each test site/tool
  • Finding FTDNA & Gedmatch matches in AncestryDNA
  • Uncooperative Matches - won't respond, no tree, small tree, private tree
  • Don't forget X-DNA, Y-DNA and mtDNA

Learn more about Skip at his website, Upstate New York Roots