- Summer PicnicAugust 16th, 201719 days to go.
Author Archives: siuslawgenealogy
Guest speaker Linda Forrest presented a highly informative visual display and discussion on Autosomal DNA at the July SGS meeting. The program was well attended and followed with a lengthy question and answer period. An audio recording of her presentation … Continue reading
Linda Forrest will be the featured speaker at next week’s SGS meeting. Her presentation topic is “Autosomal DNA: Understanding and Using Your Ancestry.com Results.” Ms. Forrest’s interest in genetic genealogy began with her husband’s Y-DNA test in 2007, as previous efforts … Continue reading
Amelia Earhart – The Lost Evidence Member Marilee Mulvey informs us the History Channel will be airing on Sunday (July 9th), a special feature on new findings of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance. See a preview HERE. NBC News has also posted … Continue reading
FamilySearch will discontinue microfilm distribution services on September 1, 2017 as a result of positive strides in online acess to digital images. Read announcement HERE.
At Wednesday night’s SGS meeting presentation, Kevin Mittge mentioned the online Sanborn Fire Insurance maps which provides a wealth of information, accessible with a searchable database (by state and city). Member Merilee Mulvey shares a link to a recent article … Continue reading
Siuslaw Genealogical Society Meeting June 21, 2017 7:00 p.m. Featured Presentation: Internet Sites, Kevin Mittge (Presentation followed by Member Business Meeting) DNA – Different Family Results? Mike Allen’s daughter just received her DNA results. He reports a surprise when comparing … Continue reading