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
Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class.
Minutes from the December 20th meeting are available for viewing HERE.