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Genetic
Genealogy

June

05
Saturday
8:00AM - 9:00AM

Using DNA to Solve "Unknown Parentage Cases" in Your Family Tree

Presenter: Dr. Maurice J. Gleeson


Techniques developed to help adoptees find their birth families can be adapted to help solve routine genealogical conundrums – the illegitimate grandfather, the foundling mother, and so on. This presentation describes the technique for isolating the matches from the relevant portion of your family tree and applying the techniques used with adoptees to identify likely candidates for the biological parent(s).

Level:
Intermediate
Topic:
DNA - Unknown Parentage


Recording available until October 3, 2021.