Cousins: The Key to Unlock Your Genealogy

Cousins: The Key to Unlock Your Genealogy
20200916T1200Z 20200916T1300Z
Categories
Further Skills
Methodology
DNA & Heredity
Date:
Wed 16 Sep 2020
Duration:
1 hour
Price:
£8.00
Places remaining:
29

A common mistake in genealogy is to concentrate only on direct ancestors and ignore their siblings. This approach excludes one of the most useful resources for family historians - the descendants of your ancestor's siblings - your cousins. It has been calculated that the average British person has tens of second cousins and hundreds of third cousins. Most families have lost touch with these relatives.

In this one-hour talk Caroline Gurney explains:

-How to find your cousins;

- How their information can enrich your family history;

- How their DNA can break down your brick walls.

16/09/2020 12:00 - 13:00