DNA & the Paper Trail: Putting it Together Web Seminar Download

Gain a deeper understanding of how you can solve problems in your family history by taking an integrated approach to DNA testing and genealogy research.
SKU: R6695

This product will be accessible from My Downloadable Products located in My Account after purchase.

Availability: In stock.


Please, log in or register to or .

Use DNA Test Results with Traditional Research

DNA test results can reveal a lot about your family history when combined with traditional research methods. In this webinar, Shannon Christmas will demonstrate how to use DNA testing in conjunction with research to determine how you can expand your family tree and break through brick walls. You'll see specific instances in which DNA testing provides evidence that can be used to corroborate or solve genealogy problems. Whether you're new to genealogy through DNA testing or you are an experienced genealogist looking for new ways to incorporate genetic genealogy into your research, you'll discover ways to use both methods together to problem-solve.

Who Should Purchase This Webinar

You'll love DNA & the Paper Trail if:

  • You're want to learn how to use DNA testing and paper research to build your family tree
  • You want to discover techniques for integrating your DNA test results with traditional genealogy search tools
  • You want to see how you can use DNA along with paper research to solve problems in your family tree

In this hour-long live presentation, you'll get to see methods for using DNA in conjunction with paper research to find your family history. You'll learn how you can incorporate DNA test results to break down brick walls.

What You'll Learn

DNA & the Paper Trail: Putting It Together webinar features:

  • how to use your DNA test results to build and expand your family tree
  • a variety of research strategies for using DNA and traditional methods together
  • practical applications and uses for solving problems and breaking down brick walls

About the Presenter: Shannon Christmas

Shannon Christmas is an experienced genealogist specializing in genetic, colonial American, and African-American genealogy in Virginia and the Carolinas. Shannon has a special interest in harnessing the power of autosomal DNA to verify and extend pedigrees, assess the veracity of oral history, and reconstruct ancestral genomes. Shannon is a frequent presenter and contributor at a variety of genealogy conferences internationally. Check out Shannon's blog, Through the Trees.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R6695
Author/Speaker/Editor Shannon Christmas
File Type MP4, PDF
Product Type Video Download
Skill Level Advanced, Intermediate
Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please,

Fulfillment Info

Shipping Options
For United States customers:


Ground: $4.95 flat rate. Free shipping on orders over $50
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2-8 business days. Includes tracking information.


2nd Day Air: $19.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 2 business days; no P.O. boxes. 2nd Day shipping includes tracking information.


Next Day Air: $49.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is 1 business day; no P.O. boxes. Next Day shipping includes tracking information.

For International customers:

  • Shipping Method —All orders are sent via Airmail. Please allow 4-6 weeks for your order to arrive.
  • Tracking information is not available for International orders at this time.

International Air Printed Matter: $6.95
Estimated total shipping time (not including order processing time) is dependent on final destination. For Canada, the estimated shipping time is 2-4 weeks. For other International Countries please allow for an estimated shipping time of 4-6 weeks.


Digital Product Download
When you purchase a downloadable item from our store, you have unlimited access to your purchase and can download it as many times and as often as needed. To access and save your download please follow these instructions:

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Downloadable Products” *If you have purchased an online course, click "My Courses"
  5. Underneath the Product title will be the download link, click the link to view the PDF or Video
  6. To save your purchases to your computer please do the following:
    *PC Users: Right click on the download link, select “Save Link As” (Firefox, Chrome) or “Save Target As” (Internet Explorer)
    *MAC Users: Hold the Ctrl button while clicking on the download link and select the option “Download Linked File As” (Safari)
  7. Save the download(s) to your “Desktop,” “My documents” or other favorite folder. Click “Save”

If you are having trouble opening your download, we recommend using the latest version of Adobe Reader for eBooks, digital magazine issues and patterns/projects. Get it here for free: https://get.adobe.com/reader


For videos, we recommend using VLC Player. Here is the link to access VLC download for free: http://www.videolan.org


Digital Courses and Streaming Video

If you have purchased an on-demand courses or video you can access your product immediately by following the directions below. If you have purchased course with a start date you can still access it by following the directions below but may be limited to what you can access until the course starts at the date that was described in the details section of the product you purchased. 

  1. Click on “Sign Up/Sign In” at the top right corner on this website. 
  2. Sign in with your email and password
  3. Click “Welcome, (your name)!” in the upper right corner
  4. On the left side of the screen click on “My Courses”
  5. Click the button to the right of the Product Title labeled "Go To Course”
  6. This will open the course and video platform and place you in the dashboard. 
  7. Under My Courses or My Videos you should see your recent purchase. 
  8. Click the Start Course or Start Video button to the right to access your product.