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DNA Study Group Meeting

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Mon Feb 26, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location
Council Tree Library

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The meeting agenda is:

6:00-7:00 PM     Open questions, answers, and individual help (optional)

7:00-8:00 PM     Presentation:  Glenn York will guide us in a look at Living DNA. This service/website was launched in 2016 after two years of intensive development but its parent company DNA Worldwide Group has been operating since 2004. Also, a first look at Big-Y.

8:00-8:30              Q&A and final thoughts

 

Glenn York

Biography:

Glenn was born in Iowa and grew up all over the Midwest. After 21 years in the Air Force he moved to Ft Collins in 1992. After a career in technology working in electronics, computers, and managing large computer security programs Glenn retired in 2016. He started doing genealogy about 1983, when he was stationed near Washington DC learning genealogy in the Library of Congress, National Archives, DAR library, and Suitland Records center. His current focus is on genetic genealogy. He took his first DNA test in 2006. He now manages DNA tests with all three testing companies for over 20 different family members. He has attended many presentations on genetic genealogy including Roots Tech 2016 and 2017 and numerous local Genealogical society presentations. He completed the “DNA Boot Camp: Practical Applications” at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy in January 2017. He currently leads the monthly DNA study group for the Larimer County Genealogical Society.

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