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1st International 


on Genetic Genealogy

Can you relate ...

presented at the Sheraton North Houston Hotel 

Houston, Texas  ~ Oct. 30th, 2004

Page 1 of  12

revised 02/25/05 ~ 11 p.m. PST

this is a photo collection, documenting this historic 
first Genetic Genealogy conference. 

it's said, that one picture speaks a thousand words ...

This is the latest update of all the pic's submitted so far, and we have most of the people identified ... but there is a couple we might have to request DNA samples to make sure they are who we say they are ... LOL

If you can help identify the few we have left, and or anyone that we have miss identified, please contact me so we can identify everybody correctly :)  

Do you have any additional pictures to be add to this collection here, submit them  in a .jpg format, and we will get them posted, for all to enjoy ... if you have posted them to your own web site, send me a link so that I can post it [the link] here too :)

Pictures and links submitted to this collection so far ....

note: each page has a link at the bottom, to take you to the next page ...

  • pictures by Ken Hedgpeth can be seen here on page 2 & 3 of this site

  • pictures by Candy Campise can be seen here on page 4 of this site

  • pictures by Walter Freeman, can be seen here on page 5 of this site

  • pictures by Don Peacock can be seen here on pages 6 & 7 of this site

  • pictures by Nancy Dailey can be seen here on page 8 of this site

  • link to pictures by Gene Dement, can be seen here on page 9 of this site

  • pictures by Jim Bullock can be seen here on page 10 of this site

  • pictures by Paul Ballew can be seen here on page 11 of this site

  • pictures from Dave Brown can be seen here on page 12 of this site

  • pictures by Nancy Custer ... coming soon  :)   [we hope]

Check out Max Blankfeld's pic's at FamilyTree-DNA picture page 

Any and all suggestions, corrections and additions are always welcome ...

a little undiscriminating advertising for our friends ...



DNA and Family History  
by: Chris Pomery

How Genetic Testing can advance your genealogical research  - written for genealogists and one-namers, anyone intrigued by genetic genealogy and everyone organizing a DNA project


Trace Your Roots with DNA
by: Megan Smolenyak2 and Ann Turner 

Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree ... Genetic typing is the newest tool for amateur genealogists, and itís enthusiastically espoused by the experienced authors of this useful guidebook ...

book review  from the Sun Herald in Southern Mississippi


Unlocking Your Genetic History
by: Thomas Shawker

A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovering Your Family's Medical and Genetic Heritage ...

Genetic Genealogy DNA Testing Dictionary 
by: Charles Kerchner 

Wonder what the definition is, or how to pronounce some of those scientific words used in Genetic Genealogy DNA testing ? Here is a wonderful guide to help you understand those terms and their meanings ...

book review  from Dick Eastman's On-line Genealogy Newsletter



DNA for Family Historians
by: Alan Savin

Explore the potential use of DNA for family history research. Simplified genetic theory and case studies are examined ...

are there any other publications 
                    that we could put in a plug for ...

FamilyTree DNA - Facts & Genes 

"The World's Only Newsletter Dedicated 
to Genetic Genealogy"  

World Families Network
Where Genealogy meets DNA testing

Surname URL Ring


Some stat's about the conference attendee's ...

Who traveled the furthest to attend ?

Which attendee had the LARGEST single group studies ?

Which attendee's Admin. the most group studies ...

What was the total number of attendee's ? 174 or 182 ?

What was the total number of study groups represented ?

Are there any other stat's that we might add to this time capsule ? ?

ok ... grab your favorite beverage and note pad ... 
It's Picture time !

banner in the hotel's main lobby

continue to page 2


for comments, corrections and ALL additions . . . please do not hesitate to contact the web site care taker ...

This web page is maintained by Ken Hedgpeth