Family Finder DNA Test

Have you received the results of your FTDNA Family Finder test and don’t fully understand what they mean?


Family Finder Autosomal DNA test results

This Saturday, November 14, is the last Irish Saturday in 2015 at the MGS Library, and IGSI has planned a special class.


Second DNA class added for Sat, April 11

DNA is definitely a hot topic! IGSI’s Irish Saturday class on the subject filled up quickly – so we are adding a second class.


Interpreting your DNA results

Getting your DNA test results is exciting, but interpreting them can be confusing! Plan now to attend the April 11 class on “Interpreting your DNA results.”


DNA Testing for Genealogical Reasons

Are you thinking about DNA testing for genealogical reasons? Are you hoping DNA will help you find a new path through a dead end on your family tree?


Save the Dates: IGSI Classes in May and June

Sorry about the confusion but there was a mixup in publicized dates for IGSI’s May 10 and June 14 classes. Here’s the actual schedule for those Irish Saturdays at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) library:


Ancestors in the Civil War?

IGSI is sponsoring a class this Saturday, October 12, about researching Civil War ancestors.


Griffith’s Valuation – Sept 14 Class

You know how to use Griffith’s; you’ve done some searches and found some names. Now what?

On September 14 (Irish Saturday at the MGS library) from 1-2:30 pm, Beth Vought will present a class on “Griffith’s Valuation – the next steps.”

Beth will discuss:

how to query Griffth’s Valuation; how to map surnames to find […]