SGS February 20th Meeting

The February 20th SGS meeting will feature a presentation by Kevin Mittge, who will share information on how to best access and utilize resources at the Library of Congress (LOC).  The LOC has one of the world’s premier genealogy collections – with 38 million cataloged books, manuscripts and other print materials in 470 languages including more than 50,000 compiled family histories and over 100,000 US local histories. The library also collects local histories from around the world, with strong collections for Western Europe, especially the British Isles, Ireland and Germany.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Siuslaw Public Library
Bromley Room, 7:00 p.m.
The public is invited!

The SGS members’ meeting will follow the presentation.

If You Think Your Ancestors Came Here Legally
President Mike Allen shares an interesting link to immigration restrictions, . . .  or the lack thereof.  View the article HERE.  

Mike and wife Pat visited this statue of Annie Moore, the first to arrive at Ellis Island with her two brothers while in Cobh (pronounced “Cove”), County Cork, Ireland.

Mike’s grandmother left for America from this same port in the 1890’s.

 

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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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