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Leveraging DNA Test(s): Online Class

Locate missing birth family or confirm known ancestors

  • Starts Oct 1
  • 155 US dollars
  • Main Street

Available spots

Service Description

Instructor: Leah Abraham Class: Leveraging DNS Test(s) Date: Tuesdays October 1st - October 29th, 2024: 5 weeks Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm Age: Highschool & Adults Price: $155 ONLINE CLASS For folks who have one (or more) DNA tests and want to use their matches to find birth parents or verify ancestors, this class will get you started. Matches will be sorted by share groups, cM’s, and segments to find common ancestors. Tree building from matches to common ancestors and back from those common ancestors to you (and unknown birth parents or known ancestors you want to verify) will be demonstrated and practiced. DNA tests and matches on and or, with free uploads for more matches to,, and will be reviewed. Leave with a plan to get to your answers. Class 1 - How cousins share DNA with me Class 2 - Contacting DNA matches Class 3 - Gathering clues from trees of DNA matches Class 4 - Shared DNA (cM) leading to shared ancestors Class 5 -Shared ancestors for DNA matches - birth parent clues Dr. Leah Abraham has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. her science background in DNA includes DNA sequencing at MIT, Bioengineering and Statistics at Tufts, Northeastern, Boston University, and Merrimack College. Leah has located her own birth parents with DNA and since taught many classes and solved dozens of missing birth family searches. She can teach DNA and genealogy on ancestry, 23andMe, myheritage, ftdna, gedmatch, wikitree, familysearch, genomematepro, and family tree maker.

Upcoming Sessions

Policy & Procedures

WITHDRAWAL POLICY: Our programs are supported totally by fees; therefore, full refunds are not given for withdrawals. In the event you would like to withdraw, you will receive a refund as follows: · If a participant withdraws from a program at least seven days prior to the start date a refund of the cost less 25% processing fee will be given. · If a participant withdraws from a program less than seven days prior to the start date, no refund will be issued. · No refunds are given for trips or special events. Cancellation Policy - I/We accept the following The Roudenbush Community Center, Inc. (TRCCI) Cancellation and Transfer Policy: A voucher less $10 will be issued for cancellations 7 days prior to start of program; no other refunds will be granted; no refunds will be issued for trips or special events; there will be a $10 fee to transfer from one class to another; vouchers expire one year from date of issue; if Roudenbush cancels a class, we will call participants and issue a full voucher or refund. Release of Liability for Minor - I/We, as parents/guardians of registered minor, hereby consent to his/her participation in the TRCCI Programs and to his/her use of the TRCCI facilities and equipment. I/We further agree to release and hold harmless TRCCI and their employees, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to the above named minor in connection with such program. I/We further consent to emergency treatment by a physician in the event of injury to, or illness of our child during his/her participation in this program. I/We accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment. Photography Permission - I/We, as parents/guardians of registered minor, hereby consent to the taking of videos and photographs of my/our child which may be used in the promotion of the TRCCI Programs.

Contact Details

  • 65 Main Street, Westford, MA 01886, USA

    + (978)496-1707

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