DNA Testing for Genealogy: Pros and Cons, Costs and Features

Want to learn more about your family's history, but are hesitant to take a DNA test? Join Eric Migdal of It's All Relative Genealogy on Zoom, November 18, at 7:00 p.m. for a discussion about the pros, cons, costs, and features of all the major DNA tests for genealogy purposes, including Y-DNA testing, mitochondrial DNA testing, and autosomal testing. This program is online and open to the public. To register, visit calendar.rhpl.org. Rochester Hills Public Library is located at 500 … [Read more...]

Using DNA Tests for Family History

Rochester-Avon Historical Society will present “Genetic Genealogy” as part of its popular lunchtime Brown Bag program series on Tuesday, October 5 at 12:00 noon at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. Registration is required. This meeting is free and open to the public. Bring a lunch (optional). Genealogist Katherine R. Willson will introduce the basic principles of genetic inheritance, the types of tests currently being marketed by the big DNA companies, and examine the … [Read more...]