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Using DNA Tests to Identify Enslaved Parents

Using DNA Tests to Identify Enslaved Parents

This presentation by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson is based on “Parents for Isaac Garrett of Laurens County, South Carolina: DNA Corroborates Oral Tradition,” which won the National Genealogical Society Quarterly’s 2021 Award for Excellence. NGSQ,108(June 2020):85-112. The lecture will focus on the decision points involved in planning DNA tests and integrating the results into the proof argument set forth in the article. 

Join the African American Special Interest Group for this Virginia Room/Fairfax Genealogical Society program.  Sponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation

Please register from your computer, tablet or smartphone:   

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpduCtqj0vHNWhl9bpZlRPr6PhnoraT01D

Related LibGuide: Genealogy by Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL)

Date:
Monday, October 24, 2022
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Digital Programs Lecture/Workshop
Audience:
  Adults     Older Adults  
FCPL Event Guidelines

Photograph: Mother and child, Little Rock, Ark. 1937-8.  Library of Congress

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