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Williams, Paula


Paula has been researching for more than a decade in primarily southern US states, and has been using DNA to solve problems for the last 10 years. She’s studied at IGHR, SLIG, GRIP, and the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed). She has taught in DNA courses at IGHR and GRIP. She’s a board member for the Virginia Genealogical Society, and she’s also a board member for the Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia (GRIVA), leading the latter’s DNA Special Interest Group. She also serves as an administrator for Blaine Bettinger’s “Genetic Genealogy Tips & Techniques” group on Facebook, helping to answer people’s questions about genealogical DNA testing and analysis tools.


  • Course Five — Genetics for Genealogists: Beginning DNA