DNA in Yarrawonga before #DNADOWNUNDER

Sunday 30th June at 1.00 pm (note earlier time!) – come along to the Yarrawonga Family History Group meeting to learn a bit about DNA – in plain English with real-life examples and a discussion about the tools to help you decipher your DNA results.

DNA is NOT straight-forward and it CAN be over-whelming.  This meeting should help you come to grips with DNA for your research.

The Yarrawonga Family History Group meets in the Victoria Park complex.

If you have already done a DNA test or can’t decide if you should do one, this is your chance to find out a bit more from our guest speaker, Susie Zada.

Susie doesn’t claim to be a DNA expert but she has used DNA extensively in her own family history research and will share a lot of ideas, tips and techniques that have helped with her family DNA test.

Genetic Genealogy (DNA) has become an integral part of our Family History research – in fact you can’t do traditional research without combining it with DNA and you can’t use DNA properly without traditional family history research.

This meeting will also be a golden opportunity to set the scene leading up the the DNA Downunder Roadshow happening around Australia in the last half of August.

Yarrawonga people are in an ideal location to take advantage of One-day programs in Melbourne or Canberra, and the 3-day program in Sydney.

The DNA Roadshow includes Blaine Bettinger, the international DNA expert, and Louise Coakley, our own Australian DNA expert.  Susie attributes her success with DNA by learning from both of these people who have so much to share.  #DNADOWNUNDER

The Yarrawonga meeting will give you a chance to learn about DNA basics and what it can do for you.

At this stage the July and August meetings will be on the last Sunday of the month at 1.30 pm.

Hope to see you on Sunday 30th June at 1.00 pm.

Family History – learn and have fun!

Yarrawonga Family History Group – this Saturday – 14th April 2018 at 2.00 pm – your chance to learn and have fun at the same time!

Two sessions by Susie Zada:

  1. Sewerage Records: was your ancestor regular?  Be prepared to be amazed at how useful sewerage records are for your family history research!
  2. Open Forum – do you have a brick wall or do you just want to hear about numerous useful and different resources and web sites to help with your family history research?

Visitors welcome!

Yarrawonga Family History Group, Victoria Park, Dunlop Street, Yarrawonga VIC 3730, Australia

Enquiries?  Contact Jan (0427 883 264) or Gina (0466 011 840).

Yarrawonga at PROV

Yarrawonga records at PROV – do you know how easy it is to find them?  Just like this photo titled 3 Officers and gentleman Mssrs CHAPMAN, FRENCH and ROCKE, Railway construction camp 16-11-1927.  Yarrawonga Oaklands line construction.  VPRS 12800 / P0007 C 0517.  This negative is from their Photographic Collection: Railway Negatives: Alpha-numeric Systems from the State Transport Authority.

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