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Bring Tools and Friends to Raise a Family Tree

April 16, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

This presentation will discuss how to build out family trees using a combination of tools in collaboration with fellow genealogists and descendants. The findings are based on a decades-long effort to solve a brick wall involving consecutive generations of out-of-wedlock births. The presentation will discuss how to leverage a variety of DNA tests and techniques, traditional research and family lore, surname projects and collaborative family tree websites to reconnect people.

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Jonathan Long started genealogy research as a teenager and has over two decades of experience using DNA. Jonathan lives in Davis, where he is an active member of the Davis Genealogy Club and DNA study group.

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Join in person to see this live presentation at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., Davis, or via Zoom. DGC Hybrid meetings are free and open to the public. Guest passes for Zoom available via email to president@davisgenealogy.org.

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A free book table is often available at the meeting for in-person attendees. Refreshments are welcome, some will be provided by the club.

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On this day, the Genealogy Library will be open and staffed from Noon to 1:00 pm before the meeting starts. The Library has new hours. We’re also open and staffed by a volunteer on Wednesdays from 1:00 – 3:30 pm and on Fridays from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. Please mark your calendar and drop in!