Of Interest to Genealogist

Amelia Earhart – The Lost Evidence
Member Marilee Mulvey informs us the History Channel will be airing on Sunday (July 9th), a special feature on new findings of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.  See a preview HERE.  NBC News has also posted an article describing the recently discovered photograph of Amelia and her navigator.  View it HERE.

Merilee shares two other links of interest:
1) An article about a rare Revolutionary War-era ledger recently discovered on eBay! Read about this amazing find HERE; and
2) A new FREE online database website for New York Deaths 1880-1956 is now available.

Support National Archives and Library of Congress
President Mike Allen calls our attention to proposed budget cuts that will affect genealogist.  “As genealogists, we need to support the funding of projects which provide digitization and online access to historical documents.” Read more HERE.

FamilySearch Microfilm Services
Member Jacquie Beveridge reminds us the time is winding down on FamilySearch discontinuing their microfilm lending service on September 1, 2017. Read a recent article from Lisa Louise Cooke’s sit

SUMMER PICNIC POTLUCK – AUG. 16th, 4:30 p.m. Elks RV Park (Mercer Lake Road)  Map to Picnic
If you haven’t already signed up for the picnic and indicated your potluck dish, or need to see what’s on the menu, click HERE.

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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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