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GEDmatch Workshop

Using GEDmatch: a Hands-on Workshop
Location to be Determined
7 April 2017
GEDmatch consists of an invaluable set of tools for analyzing autosomal DNA test results. No genealogist serious about maximizing the application of DNA to their genealogy can afford to ignore it. 
Registration will be limited to 25 people in each of two sessions: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • take an autosomal DNA test immediately if you have not already done so. Either take the test Ancestry.com offers or the Family Finder test from Family Tree DNA.
  • Bring a laptop to the workshop. 
  • Create an account at GEDmatch and upload your DNA data. Instructions will be given at the 2 April 2018 regular OGS meeting at 7:00 p.m. at The Library Center. 
No special software is needed to use GEDmatch. All the tools are accessible using their website interface.
consists of two steps.
  • First click on the button below to make payment to Paypal. You may also register at OGS meetings or at the OGS library or mail registration in to PO Box 3945, Springfield, MO 6580-3945. 
  • When payment is completed at Paypal, you will be redirected to a form to fill out to complete your registration.  
  • You may change the quantity at PayPal to pay for multiple registrations. The form allows for multiple submissions.
WARNING: only use the following link if you do NOT wish to pay with PayPal. 
If you are paying with a check, and do not wish to pay with PayPal, please click this link to fill out the registration form.
Mail your check or bring your check to an OGS meeting.