Thursday, June 2, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
TH006 From DNA to Genetic Genealogy: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask
This talk introduces genes, chromosomes, and DNA, and goes on to show how DNA is inherited. Examples presented include Genghis Khan’s legacy, the Thomas Jefferson’s affair, and the Anastasia mystery. Level: All.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
TH029 Genealogy beyond the Y Chromosome: Autosomes Exposed
Classical genetic genealogy deals direct male and direct female lineages. Recent advances make it possible to trace all lineages by testing the autosomes. Although the autosomes can be used to find ethnic mixes as well as recent cousins, it has some limitations. Level: All.
Friday, June 3, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FR005 One Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools
The One-Step website began as an aid for searching the Ellis Island database. It was then expanded to help search the 1930 census. It continued to evolve and today includes about 200 web-based tools divided into 16 categories ranging from genealogical searches to astronomical calculations to last-minute bidding on e-bay. Level: All.
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Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016