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Following the DNA Trail

  • The Hopewell Museum 28 E. Broad St. Hopewell, NJ United States (map)

Joseph Klett, Executive Director of the New Jersey State Archives and President of The Hopewell Museum, will discuss the use of autosomal DNA matches to help trace challenging lineages and identify hitherto unknown ancestors. He will draw from case studies to show how DNA results have guided and redirected his own research into 18th- and 19th-century New Jersey families, leading to the discovery of documentary sources. To be held at the Hopewell Museum.

Earlier Event: March 10
Life in Hopewell Township in the 1870s
Later Event: May 23
Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social