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Family History Group covers a range of topics

May 11, 2022, at 11am

On May 11, 2022 the Family History Interest Group met for an open forum that gave participants the opportunity to discuss any aspect of Family History.

There was lively discussion that covered a wide range of topics including Karen Labat talked about unexpected discoveries related to her great great grandfather’s Civil War service. DNA testing and the possible creation of a FHIG subgroup focusing on using DNA test results for family genealogy. Larry Rudnick talked about his experience and suggested exploring GEDmatch.com and similar sites that broaden the search for DNA matches beyond the company that did your test. The impact of visiting ancestral sites when traveling abroad. The importance of telling challenging stories. Websites that automatically color black and white pictures, animate pictures and create short videos of relatives “telling" their story. Donna Weispfennig shared pictures and text from a charming book that she created from photos she took of her grandmother.

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Family History open forum and Q & A

Wed, May 11 2022, 11am

Event to be held via Zoom.

On May 11, 2022 the Family History Interest Group will meet for an open forum to give participants the opportunity to discuss any aspect of Family History.

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