UVTAGG - 2020-10-05 - Press release and blog - online meeting, Sat 10 Oct 2020, 10 am-Noon MDT, BETH TAYLOR, CG, on DNA
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UVTAGG MEETING, Saturday 10 Oct 2020 - free online on Facebook and Zoom
10:05-11:00 am MDT -- GENETIC GENEALOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO DNA by BETH TAYLOR, CG
11:10-12:00 Noon MDT -- DNA: I'VE TESTED. NOW WHAT? by BETH TAYLOR, CG
Details and link for watching on https://www.uvtagg.org and on the UVTAGG Facebook page
UVTAGG Meeting (Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group)
Saturday, 10 Oct 2020, 10:00am-Noon MDT, free online on Facebook and Zoom
10:05-11:00 am: GENETIC GENEALOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO DNA by BETH TAYLOR, CG
11:10-12:00 noon: DNA: I'VE TESTED. NOW WHAT? by BETH TAYLOR, CG
Link to watch on UVTAGG wepagee https://uvtagg.org and on UVTAGG Facebook page; members of UVTAGG can watch on ZOOM, which is more interactive, by logging in at https://zoom.us/j/909-878-8837 . You'll be in a Waiting Room until your UVTAGG membership is verified. The online broadcast will be from the "Red Chapel" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4012 North Timpview Dr. (650 East), Provo, Utah 84604. (A few people can attend in-person there with masks and social distancing due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.)
DESCRIPTION OF MAIN PRESENTATION by BETH TAYLOR, CG (10:05-11:00am MDT)
GENETIC GENEALOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO DNA
Have you heard your friends and fellow genealogists enthuse about DNA but don't know what it's all about? Wondering if a DNA test is right for you? Come learn about DNA, why it's valuable, which tests you can take, and how it might be helpful in your genealogy research.
DESCRIPTION OF CLASS by BETH TAYLOR, CG (11:10-12:00 Noon MDT)
DNA: I'VE TESTED. NOW WHAT?
You've taken the DNA test. Now what do you do? Come learn how to use your DNA results to help you find answers to your genealogy research questions. This class will cover cousin matches, adoptions, and brick wall research.
BETH TAYLOR, CG, works as a US/Canada Research Specialist at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is a Board-Certified genealogist (CG), holds a BA of History from Brigham Young University, and has worked for FamilySearch for almost 15 years. Her specialties include DNA, Quakers, organizing, land records, and probate records.
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