02 March 2016
Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
TH022 Using Autosomal DNA to Solve a Family Mystery
A case study shows how targeted testing identified father and grandparents of New York–born siblings in the 1820s. It addresses locating testees, interpreting results, and using them with other research to answer a specific question. Level: Int.
Friday, June 3, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FR009 Getting Beyond the Bare Bones: Reconstructing Your Ancestors' Lives
Attendees will learn how to extract information from frequently used genealogical sources and to organize it to create biographies that bring ancestors to life. Level: Int., Adv.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SA027 Organizing Evidence to Overcome Record Shortages
Genealogists often are frustrated when surviving records specify no relationships. Using a jigsaw-puzzle analogy, a case study demonstrates six steps attendees can use to bypass record shortages and identify ancestors successfully. Level: All.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SA037 Maximizing Your Use of Evidence
Analyzing and comparing sources goes beyond believing what surface information says. The resulting evidence solves simple and complex genealogical problems. Examples show how to discover layers of evidence and use it to advance lineages. Level: All.