May 2019 Webinar

Members-Only Webinar: "Indirect Evidence to Establish Genealogical Proof" with Melissa A. Johnson, CG

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

Location: Delivered online

Cost: Free for WNYGS Members

Program Description: Indirect evidence points to an answer to a question, but doesn’t directly state the answer. This lecture teaches attendees how to properly use indirect evidence to answer tough genealogical research questions. Using several case studies, attendees will learn how to identify indirect evidence and use it to construct a strong argument.

About the Presenter: Melissa A. Johnson is a Certified Genealogist® specializing in genealogical research, lecturing, writing, editing and publishing. She has expertise in researching families with origins in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, England and Poland. Melissa has extensively researched the families of many of New Jersey’s first settlers, including those from Newark and Elizabeth(town). She is an expert in New Jersey genealogy research, and frequently teaches on NJ genealogy topics through the New Jersey Family History Institute. She is also proficient in using DNA test results to break through ancestral brick walls and assist adoptees and others with unknown parentage.

Registration: Participation is limited to 100 members, and advanced registration is required. To sign-up, use the link that was distributed to all WNYGS Members on April 14th. Should you have any issues locating the link, please contact Programming Chair Bob Balistreri at

Last updated: April 14, 2019