Whether you are just starting out, or have been at this DNA thing for a while, these steps will move you forward!
This class is in plain English—so even if English is your second language, you will be able to follow! After our 20 minutes together, you will be all ready to make some progress using your DNA in your family history research.
00:00 - Intro
00:28 - Step 1: Set a goal and take a DNA test
03:45 - Step 2: Understand relationships (like those pesky removed relationships!)
09:02 - Step 3: Counting Cousins
11:41 - Step 4: Do genealogy!
This presentation was part of RootsTech Connect 2021. Find hundreds of free family history classes, keynotes, and more. http://familysearch.me/RootsTech
RootsTech is hosted by FamilySearch, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to creating inspiring family discovery experiences. RootsTech is the premier global event and learning resource for making family connections and receiving guidance to help people learn more about their families.
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Before You Test: DNA Basics You Need to Know, Part 1