DNA: What Do I Do With It Now That I Have It? Working With DNA Test Results

  • 08 Aug 2022
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom, On line

DNA: What Do I Do With It Now That I Have It? Working With DNA Test Results

 Laura Street Chaplin

Monday, August 8, 2022

Members ONLY


Once you get your DNA test results back, how can you best understand and utilize them?  This presentation will cover lots of tips, such as: transferring raw DNA results, skeleton DNA tree, and working with other people’s tests.  PLUS learn about analysis tools like Dots SuperPower, Shared Matches, Matches spreadsheet, Known Relationships, and Quick & Dirty trees,.

Owner of Willowtree Research Genealogy Services, and currently living in Sugar Grove, Illinois, Laura was raised in southeastern Iowa and has lived all around the Midwest: Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, and Ohio.

She and her husband were inspired by the "Roots" miniseries in college, which began a lifelong love of research and genealogical learning, raising their three daughters tramping through graveyards – now with 6 grandkids in training!

In addition to her genealogy business doing client work and offering on-line Study Groups, Laura is a former History & Genealogy Manager at the Lawrence J. Martin Heritage Center in Elburn, IL She has been active as a genealogical presenter for several years. She is a member of the APG, GSG, Board member for the Kane County Genealogical Society, a Director on the Governing Board for the Illinois State Genealogical Society, and a member of several local societies.


"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana


P.O. Box 7012

Terre Haute, Indiana 47802-7012


Society Email Address: wvgs@inwvgs.org

President: James Kane      Email: jjpkane@frontier.com

For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.

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