BCG offers free webinar on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 8:00 p.m. (EDT)
DNA can often be used along with documentary evidence to break through brick walls and resolve questions of relationship. Learn how an early nineteenth-century English immigrant’s family is reconstructed through a combination of documentary evidence and DNA test results.
BCG’s next free monthly webinar in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree Webinars is “Reconstructing the Murphy Family Using DNA & Documentary Evidence” by Melissa Johnson, CG®. The live-streaming webinar airs Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. eastern daylight time.
Melissa Johnson, CG®, is a professional genealogist, writer and editor. She has expertise in researching families with origins in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and England, and works on forensic cases, dual citizenship matters, and lineage society applications. She is also proficient in using DNA test results to break through ancestral brick walls. Melissa serves on the board of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey and the International Society of British Genealogy and Family History. She is reviews editor of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ), and editor of the GSNJ Newsletter, a publication of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey. Her work has been published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, New York Genealogical & Biographical Record, Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, NGS Magazine, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and other publications.
When you register before September 15 on our partner Legacy Family Tree Webinars website (https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=1284), you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Those with schedule conflicts may access the webinar at no charge for one week after the broadcast on the Legacy Family Tree Webinars website.
“We are pleased to present these high-quality educational webinars,” said BCG President LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL℠. “The Board for Certification of Genealogists promotes public confidence in genealogy by supporting uniform standards of competence. We strive to provide educational opportunities to family historians of all levels of experience.”
Following the free period for this webinar, BCG receives a small commission if you pay for a download of this or any BCG webinar by clicking our affiliate link: http://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/?aid=2619. For access to all BCG webinars, see the BCG Library at Legacy Family Tree Webinars (http://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/?aid=2619).
To see the full list of BCG-sponsored webinars for 2020, visit the BCG blog SpringBoard at https://bcgcertification.org/bcg-2020-free-webinars. For additional resources for genealogical education, please visit the BCG Learning Center (https://bcgcertification.org/learning).