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Meetings

Toronto Branch monthly meetings are an opportunity to learn and to meet with fellow members. Most meetings have an hour-long presentation as well as a 10-minute presentation from one of our members. Meetings are normally held the fourth Monday of the month at 35 Lytton Boulevard, Toronto  M4R 1L2 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Sep
26
Mon
I’m not a Jones, but what am I?
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Speaker: Paul Jones I‘m not a Jones, but what am I?

The story of researching two successive generations of patrilineal illegitimacy to identify the hitherto unknown fathers and my “true” surname. This account involves a 25-year research odyssey and uses family oral history (and misinformation), all the usual and some not-so-usual documents, the patient advice of the late Ryan Taylor, a remarkable but puzzling Y-DNA test, and the power of autosomal DNA testing and segment matching.