Torres Y-DNA Article

Torres Y-DNA Study Synopsis

The Torres Y-DNA article can be found in the March 2016 edition of the New Mexico Genealogist Journal. The article takes a look a sample set of Torres men who claim descendancy from Cristóbal de Torres, a Colonist who came with the re-conquest. This is another Y-DNA article highlighting the power of DNA as a tool for genealogical research.

The journal can be purchased from our NMGS website at

NMGS’s 55th Anniversary Symposium

October 24, 2015
The New Mexico Genealogical Society
What’s in Your Genealogy Toolbox?
Join us for a full day of informative sessions. Topics include:
• Demystifying DNA
• Using a Genealogy Timeline
• Using the Tech Tool “Evernote”
• Options for Sharing Your Research
I will be speaking from 9:00-10:30 Saturday morning on the subject of using DNA to validate your genealogy.
Marriott Courtyard
Journal Center
5151 Journal Center Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
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New Mexico Genealogical Society’s Genetic Genealogy Project

I am excited to announce that I am a new board member with the New Mexico Genealogical Society (NMGS) and am the Chair of a new project, “The New Mexico Genealogical Society’s Genetic Genealogy Project.” This project’s goal is to validate genealogies tracing back to their known origin in New Mexico, see the “Home” tab for full details.