Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society
Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society

DNA Committee of FCGHS

The DNA Committee shall inform and educate members about DNA resources and processes for genealogical and historical information. (Society By-Laws)

 
Genetic Genealogy
Breaking through your Brick Walls with DNA
 
DNA testing has exploded onto the genealogy world stage and has given us a dynamic new tool that can take your research from “Dead End” to “On the Road Again”.
 
Upcoming Central Ohio DNA Workshops
 
 
 
Introduction to Genetic Genealogy – Beginning
 
14 Sep 2014 Sunday 1:30 - 3:00
 
Location: Columbus Main Library, Carnegie Room 2nd Flr, Old Section, 96 S. Grant St., Columbus OH
Fee:  Free
Registration: Required - Call 614-297-2510 to register or online at www.columbuslibrary.org.  Go to "Events" and search for "Introduction to Genetic Genealogy". 
Contacts: FCGHS: Ph: 614-871-2110     Email: TFCGHS@gmail.com.
                 CML:     Ph: 614-645-2ASK (2275)
 
Intermediate Workshop - For those with test Results or awaiting Results

28 Sep 2014 Sunday 1:30 - 3:00
 
Location: Columbus Main Library, Carnegie Room 2nd Flr. Old Section, 96 S. Grant St., Columbus OH
Fee:  Free
Registration: Required - Call 614-297-2510 to register or online at www.columbuslibrary.org.  Go to "Events" and search for "Intermediate DNA Workshop"
Contacts: FCGHS: Ph: 614-871-2110     Email: TFCGHS@gmail.com.
                 CML:     Ph: 614-645-2ASK (2275)
 
Central Ohio DNA Interest Group - Monthly
 
Date:  Meets the 3rd Wednesday each month
Where: Columbus MAIN Library – 96 S. Grant Ave. Columbus OH - Main Auditorium  (New Location)
Time:  6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Free
Contacts: FCGHS: Ph: 614-871-2110     Email: TFCGHS@gmail.com.
                 CML:     Ph: 614-645-2ASK (2275)
 
Upcoming DNA Interest Group Topics:
 
18 June 2014 - DNAGedcom.com  This site provides essential tools to help those people with 23andMe or Family Tree DNA  Family Finder test results.
 
16 July 2014 - Jewish DNA - Judaism - More than a Religion - Live via Skype: Guest Speaker Bennett Greenspan, President & CEO Family Tree DNA.  Bennett will speak about the uniquie Jewish DNA signatures discovered within and outside the Jewish community plus much more.
 
20 Aug 2014 - AncestryDNA - Bruce Ratekin will discuss Ancestry.com's newest test and show what a typical AncestryDNA account page looks like and what it has to offer. 
 
17 Sep 2014 - DNA & Adoption - Guest Speakers Diane Harman-Hoog & Karin Corbeil will discuss how DNA testing is an excellent resource that is helping adoptees find their birth families.
 
Other Events:
August 1-3, 2014 - Dublin Irish Festival - A DNA representative will be located in the Genealogy Tent. 

 
 
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