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Using DNA to Identify Enslaved Ancestors
16 October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Reconstructing the lineage of enslaved ancestors is a process that presents unique challenges, due to the involuntary separations that severed family ties and records that rarely identified the enslaved by surnames. Learn from nationally renowned guest speaker LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson to apply DNA standards to test results to establish genealogical proof of a genetic relationship.