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Genealogy Question & Answer Session
Friday, July 17
Genealogy Question & Answer Session  (Community Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Free Session On Zoom
This event will emphasize how to research Quebec Records.  A group of researchers will be available to answer any genealogy-related question you might have.
 
Please sign up to receive an invitation to the Zoom session. Send us an email.  
Donations through CanadaHelps gratefully accepted.


How to Research Wills in England and Wales
Monday, July 20
How to Research Wills in England and Wales  (Community Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Free Session On Zoom
Gary Schroder, Quebec Family History Society's president, will talk about finding wills in England and Wales and using them in your research.
 
Please sign up to receive an invitation to the Zoom session. Send us an email.
Donations through CanadaHelps gratefully accepted.



Mixing DNA with a Paper Trail
Sunday, August 2
Mixing DNA with a Paper Trail  (Seminars)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
On Zoom
Dr. Penny Walters has been a University lecturer for 30 years in Psychology and Business Studies. Penny's interest in genealogy started after having her first child and then wondering about her biological parents, as she was adopted. DNA testing initially revealed 71% Irish heritage, which has been refined now to 94%. Having researched her 2 family trees for 30 years, Penny lectures internationally and writes articles about a variety of genealogy topics). Penny has authored the books: 'Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy,' and ‘The Psychology of Searching.’ www.searchmypast.co.uk   
 
This session will discuss how to mix DNA test results with a paper trail. DNA test results reveal ethnicity estimates, a heritage map, DNA matches/ cousins, the opportunity to contact and collaborate with people. But all that jargon & what next? We will look at the pros & cons of different tests, a variety of helpful methods, putting DNA on different sites, including GEDmatch, and discussing ethical dilemmas.
 
This event is free for members of the Quebec Family History Society.  Members, please email in advance to join this presentation.
 
 
The cost for non-members is $10.00 CAD.  Please sign up by making your payment through the Store.