Does your Irish family tree chart have blank spaces at about 1800? Are you wondering if DNA testing would help you break through this common brick wall in your research?
Dr. Maurice Gleeson, co-administrator of the Spearin Surname Project, gave a lecture on March 20th at the National Library of Ireland on DNA: BRICK WALL BUSTER? on behalf of the Irish Genealogical Research Society (IRGS). For those of us who could not fly to Dublin to attend this very informative lecture, Dr. Gleeson has placed a video version on You Tube:
Dr. Gleeson is a busy man indeed. He has a blog in which he posts explanations of DNA topics, DNA AND FAMILY TREE RESEARCH:
(Special thanks to Martha Bowes of the Bowes One Name Study for the tip about Dr. Gleeson and his informative videos!)