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Second Saturday Genealogy - Why X & mtDNA at the Kentucky Historical Society - 9-10-16

The Kentucky Historical Society

and the

Kentucky Genealogical Society


Second Saturday Genealogy September 2016


Understanding DNA with Debra Renard

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Is mtDNA Just Empty DNA?

What Mitochondrial DNA Testing is Good For: Learn about the nature of mitochondrial DNA and how mtDNA testing might help your research in spite of its limitations. 

11:30 a.m. – Noon p.m.
(Please Note Time Change)
Break. (Snacks or brown bag lunch welcome.)
Noon p.m. – 1 p.m.
Which Spots Does “X” Mark, Anyway? Understanding X-NDA Testing

Because X-DNA is not a stand-alone test, it’s an overlooked research tool, even confused with mtDNA. And those cryptic inheritance charts! Let’s figure it all out.

Free admission. Walk-ins are welcome, but since seating is limited, we strongly encourage pre-registration.

For more information or to register:

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library Reference Desk

(502) 564-1792, ext. 4460


Debra Renard is a full-time genealogical researcher and lecturer and founder of “Eureka! Genealogy.” Her specialty is genetic genealogy.

Kentucky Historical Society

100 W. Broadway

Frankfort KY 40601

(502) 564-1792


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