Celebrating 50 Years of Service to Clark County
Save the Date!
Join us for our 50th Anniversary celebration picnic on August 27th, 2022 from 11 am to 3 pm outdoors at the CCGS Library. Dress like it’s 1972! See more details
CCGS Library Is Open
Clark County Genealogical Society is now open Tuesday through Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. We are excited to welcome everyone back to the Library and do what we love, Family Genealogy Research.
2022 Scavenger Hunt
Genealogy Scavenger Hunt Winners Announced
March 13, 2022 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Clark County Genealogical Society, 3205 NE 52nd St, Vancouver, WA 98663
Focus Groups and Meetings
Legacy Family Tree Webinar
June 1, 2022 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Clark County Genealogical Society, 3205 NE 52nd St, Vancouver, WA 98663, USA
Using DNA To Solve Interlinked Mysteries
Presented by Michelle Leonard
Sometimes when trying to solve family mysteries using DNA, we discover that the best matches on the mystery line also have recent mysteries of their own and the connection between the two lies on their respective mystery lines. It’s exciting when there are close DNA matches on a mystery line but, equally, it can be frustrating if those matches also have recent blanks or brick walls and it’s tempting to treat these kinds of matches as dead ends. In this presentation, Michelle will outline some extraordinary case studies where multiple mysteries linked together and only by investigating them all could answers ultimately be uncovered. She will demonstrate the best techniques for navigating these tricky situations and provide her top hints and tips for working with interlinked mysteries. Often if you can solve one interlinked mystery, you can solve them all!