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From: "robert mclaren" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Genealogy Definitions
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2008 23:35:28 -0500


Carolyn,

What do I call myself? I am both a Clan genealogist and a DNA project
administrator. When I give talks, I normally describe this as genetic
genealogy. That is the title of a talk I will be giving in two weeks on a
cruise to a bunch of fellow wearers of the kilt.

Yours aye,

Bob


> [Original Message]
> From: <>
> To: <>; <>
> Date: 1/6/2008 11:23:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [APG] Genealogy Definitions
>
> I knew there were people who did this! You're the perfect example. So
what
> would you call yourself when you're working in this capacity? A genetic
> genealogist? A DNA project coordinator? Regards, Carolyn
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "robert mclaren" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2008 10:11 PM
> Subject: Re: [APG] Genealogy Definitions
>
>
> > There are a number of us that work with DNA as another tool in
genealogy.
> > I manage the DNA project for Clan MacLaren, one of the larger projects.
I
> > have just started two more projects -- one for the Lindo surname and one
> > for the da Silva surname.. Our purpose is to assist members with their
> > genealogy. As such, I recuit members to test, analyze their results in
> > conjunction with their known genealogies, and suggest further action.
> > Further action could be upgrading the DNA test to more markers, getting
> > some distant relatives to test, suggesting places to research based on
> > matches or near matches with others who have tested, etc.
> >
> > Yours aye,
> >
> > Bob McLaren
> > Chairman, Genealogy Committee, Clan MacLaren Society of North America
> > Administrator, Clan MacLaren Surname DNA Project (Worldwide)
> > Administrator, Lindo Surname DNA Project (Worldwide)
> > Administrator, da Silva Surname DNA Project (Worldwide)
> > Member, Association of Professional Genealogists



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