Richard Hill

Speaker and Author Richard Hill will be a speaker for the 4th We Are Cousins Virtual Conference this coming September 23-25, 2022. In this post you can read more about him and information about the presentation that he will be presenting.

About Richard Hill

Richard Hill was the first adoptee to identify his birth family through genetic genealogy DNA testing. He shared his story in an award-winning book, "Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA." He has founded two websites on the subject of DNA testing, most recently

Scheduled Presentation for 4th WAC Conference

Title:  Genetic Genealogy Overview

Summary: Get to know all the DNA test types and hear insider tips on how to use these tests most effectively. Review the basics of genetic genealogy, including factors impacting results. Compare the leading company offerings and discover some third-party tools for extracting more information.

Past and Archived Presentations

Title:  Understanding the Ethnic Ancestry in Your DNA Test (Presented on the 1st WAC Conference)

Summary: The inclusion of ethnic ancestry reports in autosomal DNA test results has greatly expanded the market for these tests. But there is considerable confusion about such reports. This session is designed to shed light on the subject and provide numerous examples comparing DNA tests from eight different companies. Watch Presentation

Title:  Y-Chromosome Insights & Strategies (Presented on the 1st WAC Conference)

Summary: With so much focus on autosomal DNA tests, many people overlook Y-chromosome testing. Yet Y-DNA’s uniquely male inheritance path lets you do things that cannot be done through other test types. This presentation will introduce you to Y-DNA testing and how it can be used for genealogy. Watch Presentation

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