2:00PM - 3:00PM
Using yDNA and mDNA to trace deep ethnicity
Typically, ethnicity predictions are based on autosomal DNA tests. Can Y-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA give us more insight into our deep ancestry? Haplogroups, Next-generation sequencing (NGS), SNPs and STRs will be discussed.
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records., Advanced. Very experienced, including early US and foreign records.
Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest, DNA: all levels, Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity