Of Genealogy Interest

SGS member Merilee Mulvey shares a fascinating story from London of an abandoned baby in a box and the role of DNA test results to provide answers.  Read the story HERE.

SGS President Mike Allen discovered a resource for those exploring Irish roots.  ‘The video gives an excellent overview”.   View it HERE.

Family History Book Workshop
SGS Secretary Sherri Spencer informs us of a 3-session workshop taking place in Eugene:

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Family History Book Workshop, Part 1  (Classes)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
OGS Library, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR

The Publications Committee is offering a 3-part workshop to help you create your own Family History Book that can be published through the Oregon Genealogical Society.  They will talk about: Copyright on material and especially images, what you might want to put in and where it should go, do you use color or B/W for pictures and where each person should go and what to do to fluff some of your people.  Bring either or both your family books and your computer

Part 2: Saturday, February 10, 2018.
Part 3: Saturday, April 14, 2018. 
Instructors:  Linda Aubrey and Ardys Vaughn
Fee:  FREE
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.

Minutes from the December 20th meeting are available for viewing HERE.

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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