Cousins Connect – PBS ‘Finding Your Roots’

SGS President Mike Allen shares a link from the recent PBS ‘Finding Your Roots’ series which revealed a distant cousin connection between comedian Larry David and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.  Read more and view video HERE.


  • Two introductory family history classes will be held at the library this month.
    ‘Finding Your Roots’ Friday, Oct 13 (1 – 3 p.m.); and
    ‘Finding Records’ Friday, Oct 27 (1 – 3 p.m.).
    Both classes are free, but limited to 12 participants. Contact the library’s Reference Desk (541-997-3132) to register.
  • Genealogy Basics Course: Tracing Your Family’s Roots
    Mike Allen will be teaching an introductory, three-week genealogy course at Lane Community College beginning October 26th.  Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. He will demonstrate how to create a family tree, use online and office research tools and methods of expanding your family tree research through DNA. The class will involve lecture and interactive discussions. Anyone interested can register at the college. Cost: $20.25

Upcoming Events
~ January 28, 2018, 2 pm; Bromley Room –  Living Voices presents Northwest Passages
~ April 14, 2018; Florence Event Center – SGS Seminar, w/ Emily Aulicino

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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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