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Genetic Genealogy


10:00AM - 11:00AM

Insights on DNA Ancestral Percentages

Presenter: Brad Larkin, MBA, MCSE

Many DNA testing laboratories are advertising ethnicity or ancestral population percentages for participants - but how are those figures calculated? Why are there such differences in the results from one company to another? This presentation will provide insights on how these percentages are derived.

Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
DNA: all levels
African-American, Asian, Eastern European/Russian, English, French, German, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Native American, Scottish, Southern European, Swedish / Norwegian / Danish / Finnish, USA