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Zion Genealogical  Society of Lake County (Illinois, USA)

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Including the Neighboring Lake County Communities of:

Beach Park, Gurnee, North Chicago, Park City, Wadsworth, Waukegan, Wildwood, and Winthrop Harbor




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SATURDAY
MAY 20, 2017

DNA AND GENEALOGY WORKSHOP
ATTENDANCE IS FREE
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Click on flyer below to print out the registration form

Presented by:
Mary Eberle

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER

Mary Eberle is an experienced genetic genealogist and a DNA expert. She's a former patent attorney with extensive DNA experience.

Mary began her work in the field of DNA research 30 years ago. She developed DNA tests to match transplant donors and recipients. She wrote and published many scientific papers on this work and presented at scientific conferences.

She honed her writing and communication skills during her subsequent work as a biotech patent attorney. She has 13 years of writing complex patent applications and corresponding with clients.

After leaving the practice of law, Mary participated in many genealogy workshops, including:

  • CeCe Moore’s Advanced Genetic Genealogy for Unknown Parentage at the Forensic Genealogy Institute (2015 and 2016)

  • Angie Bush’s Advanced DNA Analysis Techniques for Genealogical Research at SLIG (2016)

Mary has presented many DNA workshops and talks around the country.

Mary has a BA in Biology and JD in Patents. Continuing her education she attended the Forensic Genealogy Institute Advanced Genetiac Genealogy and Unknown Parentage. Her research specialty is Adoption: DNA Specialist.

ABOUT THE TOPIC

Mary will cover:

  • Introduuction to Using DNA for Genealogy Research

  • Using Autosomal DNA for Genealogy

  • Using Y-DNA Mitochondrial DNA, and X-DNA for Genealogy

  • And there will be a hands-on exercise that will go through interpreting one person's DNA results from Ancesstry.

LOCATION
Zion-Benton Public Library
2400 Gabriel Ave
Zion, IL 60099


WORKSHOP
9:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.




The ZION GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY research materials are housed at the Zion-Benton Public Library for the public's use. Our society volunteers are at the Zion-Benton Library to assist you if needed on Monday mornings, from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon and on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings, from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.

Our quarterly newsletter The Illuminator is published in February, May, August and November. Articles may be submitted online to the Editor or mailed to the Society at: 2400 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, IL 60099.

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