Featured Talks by Jim Benedict

He is a member the Alberta Family Histories Society, as a director and also chair of the computer group.

The Twisted Thread

Using Y-DNA testing to determine both the ancient roots of a surname and then recent timelines to match
cousins to a common family tree.

 A Dark and Stormy Night

A late-night drive to a deserted barn uncovers a trove of thousands of family documents. This leads the
author into a “massive project” of preserving the histories of families of one surname.




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