Genealogy Workshop: Shannon Christmas and Genetic Genealogy
Session 1: Beginner Genetic Genealogy (10 am to 11:30am)
Session 2: Applying Genetic Genealogy Techniques (12:30 pm to 2pm)
Registration is for both sessions.
Shannon Christmas is an experienced genealogist specializing in genetic, colonial American, and African American genealogy in Virginia and the Carolinas. He serves as a 23andMe Ancestry Ambassador, an Ancestry.com Ace, the administrator of The Captain Thomas Graves of Jamestown Autosomal DNA Project, and a co-administrator of The Hemings-Jefferson-Wayles-Eppes Autosomal DNA Project. Christmas has a special interest in harnessing the power of autosomal DNA to verify and extend pedigrees, assess the veracity of oral history, and reconstruct ancestral genomes.
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