Friday, May 11, 2007

Hawkins County, TN Genealogy Meeting

The Hawkins County folks would welcome anyone from Claiborne that would liketo attend. I'd love to see some folks I know and meet some that I only knowvia e-mail.Bobbi EstesDNA and GenealogyRoberta EstesRogersville TNHawkins County7:00 P.M.June 12th 2007955 East McKinney AvenueRogersville, TN 37857The Hawkins County Historical and Genealogy Society in Rogersville Tennesseeinvites you to a presentation by Roberta Estes on "DNA and Genealogy." Itwill be held Tuesday, 7:00 P.M., June 12th, at the Rescue Squad Buildingnext door to the Hawkins County Archives. Roberta Estes is on the speakerslist for ISOGG (International Society for Genetics Genealogy). Robertaspoke at "The Third International Conference on Genetic Genealogy" presentedby Family Tree DNA in Houston Texas, and also on the Voice of America. Sheis the founder of the Cumberland Gap DNA Projects both Y and mtDNA andshe is advisor for the Melungeon_DNA Projects. Roberta has ancestors inHawkins, Hancock, Claiborne and surrounding counties, and other areas ofcentral Appalachia. She will explain about the different DNA tests and howto use them with genealogy, and show the importance of testing mtDNA, thefemale line. Kits will be available. This educational presentation isoffered at no cost to the public. Penny Ferguson

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am looking for someone to do genealogy research in Hawkins Co. TN - on my GGG gandfather, James Ladd. He was born in 1810 in Tn or Virginia, and his wife was named Nancy. I would appreciate the name of anyone that may be able to do this research for me.
Marcus McBeen