Genealogy Shorts – 2/15 Monthly Meeting


This month’s SGS meeting features a billboard of extraordinary stories!

* Pat Rongey will share a story about the Goat Lady of Newberg, and how she influenced her life.
* Mike Allen will tell us about Olaf Ludwig Hansen, the Heceta Head lighthouse keeper from 1894 to 1920. Photos and records will be used to describe his family life and the workings of the lighthouse itself.
* Brenda Gilmer will talk about her grandmother’s grandfather, Edgar Train, who rode horses from Minnesota to California in 1851. She will also share the love poem Edgar wrote and illustrated for his 15-year old bride before their marriage in 1861.
* Mary Colgan-Bennetts will reveal the story of an aunt who once owned a speakeasy and went on to lead a gregarious life.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Siuslaw Public Library
Bromley Room

The public is invited!

The members’ business meeting immediately follows.  

About siuslawgenealogy

The Siuslaw Genealogical Society of Florence, Oregon is a member supported, non profit organization. Researching genealogy and family history is our passion.
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