March 2019 Meeting

Lies, Lies, & More Lies: Can DNA Solve My Parental Lineage?
Speaker: Jeff Vaillant
Saturday, March 23, 2018   10:30am - 12:00 pm
Social hour 10-10:30 am
Grace Lutheran Church, 2825 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

In this case study, a family secret is unveiled through newly discovered documents, the use of genealogical research methodologies, and DNA. Jeff unraveled a story that was taken to the grave behind a paternal surname change. The talk includes a focus on the process of searching for a willing Y-DNA donor.

Jeff Vaillant is the President of the Sonoma County Genealogical Society, a member of many other genealogical societies, has a BA in history, and is working towards certification as a professional genealogist.

This event is free and all are welcome. For more information, click here