Genealogy Update

Mirror Trick for Viewing Gravestones
Debby Wright shares a great video by a gravestone carver who reveals methods of non-destructively ‘moving sunlight’ for a better view and picture opportunity of dark, decaying gravestones.  Well worth viewing – click HERE.

Confederates Who Moved to Brazil
Merilee Mulvey read an article from the Eastman Online Genealogy Newsletter that describes Americana, a small city in Brazil settled by Confederates following the Civil War. Descendants of the original settlers still reside there. An interesting read if you’ve been searching for family members not appearing in public records during that time.  Read the article HERE.

SGS Summer Picnic Cancelled

Due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, the annual picnic has been cancelled.

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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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