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Wed. Aug. 7th  1:30 to 3:00

Sun City Roseville

 Genealogy SIG 

in the Ponderosa Room at Sierra Pines Recreational Facility & Meeting Rooms. 

your most current DNA presentation or the presentation best suited to our group

Tue,  Sep 10

@ 10 am 

Calaveras Genealogy Society

 the Calaveras Main Library, at 1299 Gold Hunter Road (off Mountain Ranch Road) in San Andreas 

genealogy & DNA

Sat Oct 19

concord Family History Center

DNA –Europe thru maps, - Photos 3 classes

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Nov 9-10


Family Tree DNA


9th International Genetic Genealogy Conference  Sheraton North Houston , Houston, Texas,


Feb 6 - 8, 2014 RootsTech 2014: Introduction to DNA for Genealogists





















Lecturer on Internet and Genealogy for the since 1991 at local Genealogy groups and Sacramento Family History Center Seminars for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

May 2003      Mission Oaks Genealogy group
May 2003    Genealogy society of Sacramento
June 2003    Sun City Roseville, "DNA and Genealogy",
July 2003     Sun City  Lincoln Hills Genealogy Group"DNA and Genealogy"
August  2003  Nevada County Genealogical Society "Digging for Your Roots" Seminar: "GENEALOGY &DNA
September  2003   Solano County Genealogy Society      "Computers/Internet/Online Genealogy".
October 2003  Modesto Genealogical society of Stanislaus county.   Genealogy and DNA
April  2004  Fifth annual Family History Day, Saturday, California State Archives,. All-day workshop introduces beginners to genealogy, software and more
April 2004  A Family History Seminar with emphasis on Military Research - Online Military Records by Jim Rader
May 2004  The 'learning workshop' for the Tuolumne County Genealogical Society--  Genealogy and DNA
July 2004 The Sacramento German Genealogical Society "DNA and Genealogy"

Many lectures !
Sept 28, 2009  Davis Genealogy Club  “GENETIC GENEALOGY:  DNA AS A KEY TO YOUR ANCESTORS

2010 lectures
Tuesday, April 13, 10 a.m. Calaveras Genealogy Society in San Andreas  "Genealogy and DNA"

2011 lectures

1. June 8, 2011 –The problem and what tools do we need to work in the 1700’s—
2. June 15, 2011  – Session 2  What did it cost and what did we get for hiring a researcher at the Polish archives in Poland
3. June 22, 2011  – Session 3  What did we learn from the “Jamboree” in Burbank?
4. June 29 , 2011 – Session 4—Doing reverse genealogy to find your cousins

5. Sept 7, 2011 What did we learn at the FEEFHS conference Salt Lake City

6. Oct 15, 2011 Family History seminar Concord, CA Jackie Hein
     What can a Genealogist use from DNA Results
     How to work with early 1700-1800 european Records

7. Oct 19, 2011 Family History seminar  Sacramento, CA 
     “Surname Study/One Name Study?” 

8. Nov 5, 2011 Family History seminar  Sacramento, CA  Linda Lucky
     What can a Genealogist use from DNA Results
     How to work with early 1700-1800 european Records

9. Nov 9, 2011 Family History seminar  Sacramento, CA  Linda Lucky
     EWZ records

10. Nov 20, 2011 Jewish Genealogy Group
     Should I do a one-name study or a Surname study

2012 lectures

1. Jan 18, 2012 - Old Genealogy Books Online” Sacramento Family History Center
2. Jan 24, 2012     - "Old Genealogy Books Online" to the Roseville GS
3. Jan 26, 2012 - “Surname Study/One Name Study?”  Placer County Genealogical Society
4. April 11, 2012 - Root Cellar, Should you do a “Surname study” or a “One Name Study”
5. Tue June 12th 1-3pm DNA Test Results" to the Roseville Genealogy Society?
6. Thur Jun 28 European Ancestors German Genealogical society
7. Wed Aug 15 both 2pm & 7 pm Lulu Family History Center Marian Kile
8. oct 16 Danville - european Patty Erickson - 925-229-0889
9. Oct 20 concord dna & european Jackie Hein 827-4729
10. Oct 25 Auburn DNA
11. Nov 3 Sacramento FHC DNA
12. Nov 13 Calaveras European 209-754-4201


1.    Feb 12th       DNA and Genealogy Nevada County Library
2.    MAR 6 – Wed 7pm – Getting The Most Out of Your Families Photos and Recordings   
3.    Mar 7 1-3 pm I lecture Legacy users group Heritage collector
4.    Mar 28 7pmOld Genealogy Books Online Placer County Genealogical
5.    April 15 “What Can a Genealogist Use from DNA test Results?” Sun City Lincoln Hills 
6.   May-9-  Root Cellar - Sacramento Genealogical Society - Old Genealogy Books Online
7.   May- 19- Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento - The New Super DNA Tests: How to Interpret Your results
8.   Jun-19- Genealogical Association of Sacramento (G.A.S.) - How to work with early 1700 – 1800 European Records
9. Fri sat June 28-29, Northern California Expo - Crowne Plaza
     The New Super DNA Tests 
     What Can a Genealogist Use from DNA Test Results
       Old Genealogy Books Online (google books et al) 
10. Tue 7/16  Placerville - Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society - What Can a Genealogist Use from DNA Test Results
11. Sat Oct 19            concord  DNA –Europe thru maps, - Photos      1. 2 or 3 classes
12.  Nov          Sacramento FHC