Next FGGMN Member Meeting
Saturday, May 9

Genetic Genealogy: What Are the Odds of Finding a Relative,
Gus Fenton will present.

This talk will discuss using genetic genealogy techniques on autosomal, Y and mitochondrial DNA results to find relatives in the public, for-pay DNA testing databases. DNA basics, unique terminology, explanations of typical results and examples will be presented along with references for further reading.

Gus Fenton is an FGG member who is a retired biomedical engineer. He’s given talks in the past on genealogy searching and DNA testing having had his DNA tested by the four leading purveyors. They mostly agree that he’s 50% Finn which is ascribed to his mother.

FGGMN Members:  Log in to the MEMBERS page for the Zoom link and password.

Future Meetings Online

With our stay at home orders, our chapter has added online meetings via Zoom to replace our in person gatherings.

Closer to the meeting date, May 9, log in information will be posted in the Member section and will be sent via email to the membership prior to the date.

If you have thought about joining our group this is a great time to participate. We also plan to have online sessions on Finland's Farms this summer.


Log on to the Member page for notes from our recent meeting, access the current membership list or review our resource list. Did you know you can watch the some of the monthly meeting presentations on Youtube? Well you can, links are available on the Member page.

Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, Turku, Finland

Finnish Genealogy Group
of Minnesota

The Finnish Genealogy Group of Minnesota meets monthly from September to May (except December). Our members are novice to experienced researchers. Join us for one of our monthly meetings and learn more about researching your ancestors and family tree. 

Refer to the Meetings tab for our schedule. Mark your calendars with the 2019-2020 year. Check back for topic updates if not listed today.