July 11, 2015 MEETING

Please join us on Saturday, July 11, 2015, when professional genealogist Robert McLaren speaks about using DNA testing to expand our family trees.

Bob has been doing genealogical research for over 30 years. He is the Chairman of the Genealogy Committee for the Clan MacLaren Society of North America. In 2008, the Clan MacLaren Society (based in Scotland) asked him to be their Genealogist and he accepted. He is also the Mid-Atlantic Commissioner for the Clan MacLaren Society of North America. Bob is easily recognized at genealogy conferences since he wears the MacLaren kilt. He is the Project Administrator for the Clan MacLaren Surname DNA Project, one of the largest DNA projects, with 425 participants as of August 2009. He is also the Project Administrator for three smaller surname DNA projects (Lindo, da Silva, and Braham) He presented numerous talks on DNA and genealogy at NGS Annual Conferences, to the DAR, and to other national and local societies. Bob has done research in many areas of the U.S., Canada, and Scotland helping Clan members and clients.

The meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Family History Center at the rear of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Airport Road.

For more information, call 434-962-4697.