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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - Ron Wencer - Lederhosen, Kilts, and other Misunderstandings: Can your DNA really help you find the right family trees in the forest?

This talk is intended to be practical; there will be little or no theoretical discussion of DNA. Based on our experience (i.e., Janet’s and mine) over more than a year, it will cover the following topics, using examples from our own Ukrainian, Slovakian, and Polish backgrounds:
What does Ancestry’s ethnicity assessment mean for an Eastern European?

  • Value and limits of suggested connections
  • Surprises, Leads, Dead-ends
  • Improving your chances
  • Using your results to direct your research



Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - Dr. Romana Bahry on "Tracing Galizien German Ancestors in Western Ukraine: Lviv (Lemberg) to Dolyna."


Where: TheSt Vladimir Institute.
620 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Contact: 905-841-6707
Meetings are usually held every second Tuesday of the month (excepting July and August) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at TheSt Vladimir Institute. However there may variations on this day due to the availability of a speaker or facility.
There is parking at the rear of the building accessible via a laneway running south off Harbord Street. There is also metered parking on Spadina Avenue.