The JGSWS-Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State-invites you t
From Karen vanHaagen Campbell KarenCampb@21:1/5 to All on Sat Sep 28 22:38:51 2019
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State proudly presents and invites you to a free program:
"Building a Genealogical Research Plan for DNA Testing"
presented by Dr. Janice Lovelace, Professional Genealogist
Date: Monday, October 7, 2019 (1st Monday of this month, due to Sukkot
holiday the next week)
Location: LDS Factoria Building, 4200 124th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98006
* Doors open at 6:30 p.m., for all to enjoy our extensive library of genealogical resources, including **free** access to the FHC computers and genealogical websites!
* Free Wi-Fi available. Come early and network with other attendees!
* Presentation starts promptly at 7:15 p.m.
* Free admission and refreshments
**About our program**
Whenever we approach a genealogical question, we need a plan before starting our research, which can lead to greater success. Janice Lovelace will share step-by-step instructions on how to build a research plan for DNA testing. She will present a case study that touches on the points in her presentation: begin with identifying the focus of your use of DNA testing and creating a research question and hypothesis. Ask yourself what type of DNA tests will answer your research question/hypothesis and identify which relatives you should test. This session will show you how to build a plan, how you might want to answer potential research questions or hypotheses, how DNA testing ties into your paper and/or digital family trees and, finally, how to analyze your findings and where to go from there. Whether you are just beginning your genealogy research or have years of experience, you will easily see the many benefits of creating a research plan.
**About our speaker**
Janice Lovelace, Ph.D., is a genealogical researcher, author and lecturer, with over thirty years of experience. Dr. Lovelace is a frequent speaker at national and regional genealogy conferences on health and genetics, ethnic minority genealogy, and research methodology. She authored the National Genealogical Society's continuing education course, African American Roots: A Historical Perspective and is an instructor at the Midwest African American Genealogical Institute. She is a national board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and serves on the Board of the Seattle Genealogical Society. She belongs to the Ohio Genealogical Society, the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, and the National Genealogical Society.
Please visit our website at http://www.jgsws.org to join or to donate to JGSWS to help support the incredible speakers and workshops we bring to you, to view library listings, download handouts, or for more information. JGSWS is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. Membership dues and donations are tax deductible.
Karen vanHaagen Campbell
JGSWS President/Publicity/Programs President@jgsws.org
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