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DNA Case Study

August 14 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

$15.00 – $25.00

Using your DNA results to confirm traditional records.

Death certificates are a well-known source of information for the genealogist but they always come with the warning that the information is second hand. The person who knew the information best is never the informant.

Autosomal DNA matching has provided us with a perfect tool to validate the information on a death certificate. In this case study, we will look at how DNA matches can be used to confirm the parents and children on a death certificate.

Greg will be using details of his own GG Grandmother Bridget Lennane. Her death certificate has a correction to the parents and all of the children were listed as illegitimate. Making quite a case to study.


About the Presenter
Greg Carlill
Greg has been researching for more than 32 years. He has traced his family back to Ireland, Scotland and England. He is an experienced user of many of the advanced DNA analysis tools such as DNA Clustering, WATO (What are the Odds) and DNA Painter. He is also a keen photographer, photo restorer and reader.
Greg Carlill is a committee member of the GSQ DNA Group. Has a great knowledge of DNA and using Clusters to assist in working out his family lines. Greg became interested in his family history back in the late 1990s and was at one stage the convenor of the GSQ Computer Group. Greg has spoken at many GSQ events and his presentations are always extremely interesting.


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August 14
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$15.00 – $25.00
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Virtually via Zoom
QLD Australia


(07) 3349 6072
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