Wesley Johnston

Wesley Johnston

Family genealogist and researcher Wesley Johnston will be a speaker for the 7th We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference this coming September 11-13, 2024. In this post you can read more about him and his presentation.

About Wesley Johnston

Wesley Johnston holds Master's degrees in Mathematics and History. Since his family is like the United Nationsm he has researched in many different countries and languages. His 27 books are on family history, art history and World War II history. His family history web page is at http://www.wwjohnston.net/famhist

Scheduled Presentation for 7th WAC Conference

Title:  Reconstructing Mama Pepa's DNA Kit with Borland Genetics

Summary: Josefa Ruiz (Mama Pepa) died in 1964. Borland Genetics enables reconstruction of her partial DNA kit from the tests of her descendants. This presentation shows how this has progressed so you can see how you can do this.

Past and Archived Presentations

NOTE: The following presentations can only be viewed for 60 days after each conference if you purchase the Gold Pass. Or all year if you purchase the Platinum Pass.

Title:  Reconstructing Mama Pepa's DNA (Presented at the 6th WAC Conference)

Summary: Each DNA-tested descendant of a person includes some of their DNA. Descendant tests can "cover" a significant part of the ancestor's DNA and matches. Josefa Ruiz (Mama Pepa) died in 1964, but we can know much of what her DNA test would have told us if she had done one. Watch Presentation

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