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"Nashi Predky-Our Ancestors" Fall 2015 Conference

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Join fellow genealogists for the second annual full-day conference of the Family History Group.

Expert speakers Justin Houser, Kirill Chashchin, Shelly Morehead, Gail Hahn, and Michael Andrec will present talks on a variety of topics related to Ukrainian and Eastern European genealogy from the introductory to the advanced. Topics will cover a wide range of time and geography, including deportations of Lemkos from Poland, the US Federal Census, understanding DNA testing, and (for the first time) an in-depth presentation on researching Central and Eastern Ukrainian ancestors!

The program will include:

Finding Ukrainian Relatives Deported from Southeastern Poland 1944-1947 (Justin Houser)

Tracing heirs through Ukrainian archives: Detective stories of metrical records and censuses (Kirill Chashchin)

It’s Like Velcro: DNA Testing for Genealogy (Shelly Morehead)

20th Century Census - Clues to Your Ancestors (Gail Hahn)

A Practical Introduction to Archival Science for Genealogists (Michael Andrec)

Read more about the talks and the speakers.

October 24th, 2015 8:30 AM through  4:30 PM
Ukrainian Cultural Center
135 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-356-0132

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