SGS News and Links

Organizing Your Genetic Genealogy
Register for a FREE webinar hosted by Legacy Family Tree this Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m.  The presenter is Diahan Southard.

“In this one-of-a-kind lecture we will discuss various methods for keeping track of your DNA matches- especially your autosomal DNA matches. We will first discuss what kind of information you need to keep track of, and why. We will cover the basics of Excel, Word, email folders and correspondence. We will talk about some alternative tools like Evernote, and Kustumnote that can help you streamline and standardize your organization. We will even cover some visual tools that will help you including Google Earth. This webinar will leave you armed and dangerous, ready to identify your best autosomal DNA matches and begin to move forward with the real genealogy business of making connections.” Register HERE.

A Nation of Immigrants – Images of Ellis Island Immigrants
Siuslaw Genealogical Society member Merilee Mulvey reports the Weekly Genealogist newsletter from NEHGS (New England Historical Genealogical Society) features an article and collection of photographs depicting immigrants “in their native dress passing through Ellis Island in the early 20th century”.  View these incredible photos HERE.

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