Author Archives: Don Taylor

About Don Taylor

An advanced amateur Genealogist living in Scarborough, Maine.

It’s Another First Cousin

By Don Taylor One of the benefits of using Ancestry DNA for Genetic Testing is their vast database.  Because there are so many people in their system, you are much more likely to have a DNA match. Sure enough, it … Continue reading

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Maine Genea DIG – Meeting Minutes: 13 August 2016

Date:   August 13, 2016 Time:  10:00 a.m. Place:  Gray Library, Gray, Maine Nancy Mason led the meeting of about 17 attendees, (according to the registration book.) There were two new people: Ellen Ballou of Bath and Pam Smith from North Yarmouth. Lorraine … Continue reading

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Maine Genea DIG – Meeting Minutes: 9 July 2016

Notes: Maine Genealogical DNA Interest Group Meeting Saturday, July 9, 2016 Gray Public Library   Nancy Mason called the meeting to order a little after 10 AM; there were between twenty and thirty people in attendance. In thanks for the … Continue reading

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Maine Genea DIG – Meeting Minutes: 11 June 2016

Maine Genealogical DIG – DNA Interest Group Moderator –  Nancy Critchley  Mason Meeting Minutes 11 June 2016 There were 37 people in attendance at the June 11, 2016, DIG meeting.  Nancy welcomed newcomers to the Gray Library on Hancock Street.  … Continue reading

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Maine Genea DIG – Meeting Minutes: 14 May 2016

10:10– Welcome, Reports and New Introductions Loraine Financial Report. $66 as of April Meeting-took in $125. Paid Nancy back for the cost ($115) of the church-$50. Now have $75 on hand. Would like to have $100 on hand to be … Continue reading

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Maine Genea DIG – Meeting Minutes: 9 April 2016

10:00 Reports and Introductions  Name, Town, Test and 4-6 Surnames 45  people in attendance Nancy did a short introduction and discussed that the room did cost us $115 this month. She plugged the Historical Societies and some of the scanning … Continue reading

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AGENDA 10:10     Welcome, Reports and introductions, Name and town, how did you hear about dig, have you tested, 4-6 surnames and a burning questions? 10:30     Intro to Autosomal DNA 10:40     Member sharing:  Stories, Hints, Resources, Meetings. 11:00      Break … Continue reading

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