Building Family Trees for Your DNA Matches

Mary Eberle, JD
Oct 27, 2021
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Speaker's Introduction
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Who Your Match Is
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Build Their Tree
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Match with Name
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Case Studies
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Questions / answers
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About this webinar

Oftentimes a DNA match lacks a family tree. Don’t fret. Learn how to build one for them so you can fit them into your tree. We’ll walk through steps to take to determine who your match is and possible ways they might be related. We’ll also discuss how far back to build their trees to ultimately connect them into your family tree. Once you know how they’re related to you, you’ll be able to work with them more productively.

About the speaker

About the speaker

How can DNA change your life? Biotech patent attorney and scientist turned genetic genealogist, Mary Eberle, JD, has the answers. Inspired by stories (and a super-sleuth energized by the thrill of the hunt), Mary founded
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  1. GL
    Graham Lowe
    1 year ago

    I really appreciate Mary’s methodical presentation style including pauses along the way to provide greater detail and clarity about the processes and procedures she uses in her genetic genealogy research..

  2. MB
    Mazella Boulden
    1 year ago

    Lots of Tips I need to follow up on.

  3. DP
    Don Powers
    1 year ago

    The talk was about more than just building a research tree. The speaker very clearly presented a strategy for using multiple sources of DNA data to determine how my DNA matches are related to me. Her slow, steady pace made it very easy to follow the logic.

  4. PG
    Patricia Guretzky
    1 year ago

    I always find new ideas and areas of research in these webinars.

  5. RC
    Rebecca Corson
    1 year ago

    Excellent info. Can’t wait to use

  6. RD
    Rosalyn Dowling
    1 year ago

    Great presentation with helpful tips & websites from the attendees! Thank you!

  7. GK
    Gittings Kathleen
    1 year ago

    New topic for me and very helpful.

  8. AM
    Adele Massena
    1 year ago

    Great overview. Glad I’m doing things right! My direct paternal grt-grandfather (b. ca 1818) changed his name (and wives) many times. I have no idea who he really was. His ethnicity is distinct from my other lines, so I am building a private unsearchable tree for 5 matches on that side (triangulation). Once I find how the matches connect, I can look for where my ancestor should fit. Wish me luck!


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