Of Genealogy Interest

Now that’s a family photo!

Members of six living generations of the Ren family from eastern China, came together to mark the completion of their family tree.  The group was so large (500+) a drone was used to photograph everyone.  Read the CNA, China News Service story HERE.

In recent years, DNA databases have come to be a valuable tool for law enforcement in solving criminal cases.  Member Debby Wright informs us that a new Dept. of Justice policy will now limit the use of the databases by law enforcement in order to address the concerns of public safety and privacy.  Read the full article from Science Magazine HERE.

Member Merilee Mulvey is looking forward to a new NBC series (by Ancestry) called A New Leaf starting October 5th. The show promises to be a journey of personal discovery, featuring stories of families as they “learn the importance of appreciating and understanding family history in order to make important life decisions.  View a preview 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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