Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

Spring 2011 Seminar
Fall City Cemetary
Wedding Photo
Photos in Cigar Box
Ladies Reading Family Tree
Kids in Wagon Pulled by Goat
The Seattle Genealogical Society, founded in 1923, is an educational organization devoted exclusively to furthering genealogical research, promoting interest in family history, and preserving records. The Seattle Genealogical Society's mission is to serve as a community resource for quality genealogical research and education.
 
We conduct meetings, offer classes and seminars, compile and publish research materials, and maintain a computer-equipped, 13,000-item library open to the public for researching family history. Wherever your ancestors lived, please consider joining us. Please come visit our library and check out our resources covering every U.S. state and many countries. Check out our calendar and upcoming events listing at the right to see the range of programs and classes we offer.
 
 
 

SPECIAL INTRO DNA CLASS

In Preparation for the SGS Fall Seminar, SGS is offering a Special Intro DNA Class on Sunday, August 10, 2:00-4:00pm at the SGS Library

Many people who are researching their family history/genealogy have a great deal of ‘paper trail’ documentation to  show their ancestry.  Those who are just beginning their research often have very little information to use and can feel overwhelmed.  DNA testing can help you validate your family line, prove or disprove relationships, and add new lines to your family tree.

The ‘new tool’ in the family history toolbox is DNA research.  But it can be relatively expensive  and hard to decide what kind of test is needed and what information the test will provide.  As one SGS member asked, “What will I get that will be worth the money?”

To help provide the information on DNA testing and genealogy/family history that will help you decide whether you want to do the testing  Seattle Genealogical Society (SGS)is providing an informational presentation by Herb McDaniel, co-chair of the SGS DNA Special Interest Group.  He will discuss the tests available, what the different companies provide their customers, and general  information  to help you decide whether to test or not to test.