DNA Group News and Topics of Interest
1. The next meeting will be on June 15, 2017 at 7 pm at the LDS Church.
We will have a Q & A session in the first part of the meeting.
the last meeting on May 18, we only had time to finish the introduction
to our topic.
For the next meeting we will proceed to the actual Workshop on
1. Downloading your raw data.
2. Uploading to Gedmatch and other sites.
3. Creating a Gedcom file of your ancestors.
4. Uploading this Gedcom to create a Family Tree on your DNA sites.
5. Linking your family members to this tree..
The focus will be on providing a hands-on approach.
Bring your laptop or tablet and your login information and kit numbers for your DNA accounts, and a flash drive.
These are some useful links
"How to Download Your AncestryDNA Data and Upload It to FTDNA"
"How to Download Your 23andMe DNA Data"
"How to Transfer Your DNA Data to FTDNA"
"How to Transfer Your DNA Data to GEDmatch"
"How to Tranfer Your DNA Data to Promethease"
"How to Upload Your GEDcom to FTDNA"
"How to Upload Your GEDcom to GEDmatch"
"Linking DNA to a Tree"
Please contact Vernon Smith if you would like to request a topic for a future meeting.
2. Useful DNA Video Lectures
a) Videos from lectures given at "Who Do You Think You Are" conferences held in Birmingham, England.
b) Videos from Genetic Genealogy Ireland conferences.
a) A good resource has been provided by Kitty Cooper as 'DNA Newbie FAQ'
b) Stream a video on "DNA for Beginners: The Three Tests" by Debbie Kennett.
Please send comments or suggestions to Vernon Smith
Note that I am available to answer your questions when I volunteer at the Family History Center (LDS Church) on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 6 pm to 9 pm.