Williamson County (TX) Genealogical Society

WCGS DNA Special Interest Group

WCGS hosts a DNA Special Interest Group every month.
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All interest and experience levels are welcome.
 
We have planned all our meetings for 2018! The dates are as follows:
  • January 30th
  • February 21st
  • March 20th
  • April 25th
  • May 24th (Date change! THIS IS A THURSDAY and WE WILL BE IN MEETING ROOM B.)
  • June 27th
  • July 25th
  • August 28th
  • September 25th
  • October 25th
  • November 27th
  • December 11th
We will meet at the Round Rock Public Library in Meeting Room A at 7:00 pm (until 9pm).
 
Getting Started with your genealogical DNA:
 
     Since the first step can be the most confusing, forming a sound fondation is a must. 
          The Legal Genealogist, DNA basics for a sound foundation by 
                       This article is an excelent 6 step overview, with lots of links, to videos and aricles. 
 
 
General information links:
 
http://www.isogg.org/ - International Society of Genetic Genealogy
http://www.thegeneticgenealogist.com/ - Blaine Bettinger's Blog
http://www.dna-testing-adviser.com/ - Richard Hill's Blog
http://dna-explained.com/ - Roberta Estes' Blog 
http://gedmatch.com - 3rd party online tool for autosomal testing (free)
http://www.dnagedcom.com/ - 3rd party online tool for autosomal testig (free)
http://www.23andyou.com/3rdparty - Listing of 3rd party DNA tools