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red graphic with tree and image of George Washington Carver Genealogy Center with information text: 4th Saturday Genealogy Seminar How to Use DNA in Genealogy May 25, 2024 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Facilitated by Alan Rabe

Join us in the Carver Genealogy Center on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 1pm to 3pm forHow to use DNA testing in Genealogy. DNA testing and analysis has improved ethnicity determinations and the ability to identify cousins. Join us for the 4th Saturday Genealogy Seminar on genetic genealogy on Saturday, May 25, 2024 from 1pm to 3pm at the George Washington Carver Genealogy Center. For May's seminar, we will go into detail describing how doing a DNA test can identify family relationships. Attendees will be introduced to the LEEDS technique for analyzing DNA matches and using community identification such as the 413 African American Communities in the southern US and Caribbean – some to within a 10-mile radius. Presented by Alan Rabe, who leads a monthly DNA special interest group for the Williamson County Genealogical Society. RSVP here.

🗓️ Saturday, May 25, 2024
🕚 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M
📍 George Washington Carver Genealogy Center
1163 Angelina Street, Austin, TX 78702


Alan is Past President of the Williamson County (TX) Genealogical Society and also leads their DNA Special Interest group. He has helped several of his cousins find birth parents. He actively uses Ancestry, FamilySearch, MyHeritage, 23andMe, FTDNA, Geneanet and Archion.de He has tested with all 5 major DNA companies, and is the Georgetown Texas Family History Center Director

An active genealogist for over 50 years. Alan’s genealogy interests for the past several years have shifted from ancestors to their descendants, i.e., cousins. He is related to 4 Mayflower passengers, 15 signers of the Constitution, and to 35 US presidents.

Alan is also trained in graveyard restoration and works with the Cemetery Restoration Volunteers in Williamson County.

George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702
United States

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