January Meeting

Our next meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in the Education Center Auditorium of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital at 5305 Elliott Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Both the Program and Class today will contentrate on DNA Genealogy.
"Understanding and Utilizing Your Ancestry DNA Results"
Have you received your Ancestry DNA results and are asking “Now what do I do?” This program will feature a YouTube Video from Ancestry ProGenealogist Angie Bush, titled “Matches, Circles, and New Ancestor Discoveries.”
DNA basics and instruction on how to use your Ancestry DNA Matches will be covered, as well as an explanation of DNA Circles and New Ancestor Discoveries, which you may have also seen on your Ancestry DNA page.
Members of our own DNA Special Interest Group will also be on hand to answer questions.
The class, beginning at 3:15 p.m. will be:
Barbara Giezentaner
"No Tree? No Problem!"
Are you noticing that many of your Ancestry DNA matches do not have family trees associated with them? All is not lost! In this class, GSWC member Barbara Giezentaner will give us tips on how to handle matches without trees.
tds 12/28/18


The Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Michigan (GSWC for short) functions through volunteer efforts and welcomes anyone interested in genealogy and local history, whether beginning their family research or more experienced researchers.
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