Monday, 22 January, 7 PM
Ridgewood Public Library
GSBC General Meeting
Using Gedmatch Tools
All DNA testing sites have tools to help you find and connect with your DNA relatives. But what if you need to go deeper or have conflicting information that needs more powerful analytical tools?
Gedmatch.com is valuable site for analyzing your DNA results and taking them to the next level. This talk by GSBC Education Chair Fred Voss will cover getting started with Gedmatch and will review some of the basic tools at the site.
Free and open to the public. (Please consider becoming a member, only $20 a year, to support our programming.)
Fred Voss graduated from Boston College with a BA in Mathematics. He has spent his career working for and with software startup companies such as Netscape Communications, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle. Since 1990, he has specialized in Internet Identity and Security.
He is also a professional genealogist, researcher, and educator. He has been doing personal genealogy for over 15 years and is a Trustee and Education Chair for the Genealogical Society of Bergen County. His areas of interest are Germany, Switzerland, and New Hampshire, with special interest in DNA, Immigration, and Naturalization.
Mr. Voss is a certificate holder of the Boston University Genealogical Research Certification program (OL13). He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the International Society of Genetic Genealogists as well as various regional societies.
Mr. Voss volunteers as a tour guide at Ellis Island, leading both historical and photographic tours of the abandoned hospitals on the south side of the island (SaveEllisIsland.org).