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Elgin Genealogical Society - DNA:A Power Tool in the Genealogist’s Tool Box (ML)

Event Type: Activity
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 5/17/2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:45 PM
Description:
 The monthly meeting of the Elgin Genealogical Society at which speaker Karen Stanbary, will present “DNA: A Power Tool in the Genealogist’s Tool Box.” She will discuss the many different ways DNA test results can confirm and advance your traditional paper trail research through case examples. Karen will explore the types of DNA tests and the three major testing companies who offer them. She will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each company for specific types of research problems.

Karen Stanbary, CG holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work for the University of Chicago. She is a regular instructor for the Newberry Library Adult Education program. Karen lectures on topics including Genetic Genealogy, Advanced Genetic Genealogy and the Genealogical Proof Standard. She holds the credential Certified Genealogist from the Board for Certification of Genealogists® where she serves on the Genetic Genealogy Standards committee.
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Location: Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B