Are you confused by how your DNA matches are related to you and each other? Do you have your DNA test on multiple platforms and aren’t sure how to organize them to see the relationships between sites? The Leeds method may be your answer. In this presentation, we will work step-by-step through the process of viewing and sorting matches, and organizing them into a color coded chart that will provide clues to your DNA matches and the families they descend from.
Susan VH Fabian
is a research and genetic genealogist at Your Genealogy Journey / Your Genetic Journey
specializing in tackling brick-wall problems and adoption cases using DNA. Her regional expertise is in Maryland State records. Susan holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and is a graduate of ProGen52, GenProof71 and several other genealogy study groups. She has taken additional coursework in Genetic Genealogy, Forensic Genealogy, Advanced Search Methods, Mid-Atlantic Regional Research, Land Records, and Teaching.
Susan sits on the executive board of the Maryland Genealogical Society and is the co-host of the Pima County Genealogical Society’s DNA SIG. She volunteers her time as a Search Angels, with Find-A-Grave, and the Maryland State Archives. She has taught classes in research methods and genetic genealogy.
What started as a challenge to find a family member more than 30 years ago has blossomed into a passion for solving family puzzles which Susan shares enthusiastically with anyone who will listen.