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About siuslawgenealogy

The Siuslaw Genealogical Society of Florence, Oregon is a member supported, non profit organization. Researching genealogy and family history is our passion.

SGS Monthly Meeting Jan 17

The January 17th SGS meeting features a Genealogy Shorts presentation with a focus on the Great Depression.  Members Sally Daugherty, Brenda Gilmer, and Debra Wright will be presenting. SGS January 17th Meeting Siuslaw Library, Bromley Room 7 p.m. The public is invited! … Continue reading

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Of Genealogical Interest

Vice President Jacquie Beveridge shares news of a free webinar on Wednesday, 2/21 at 6 p.m. The Southern California Genealogical Society’s presentation features Thomas MacEntee on ‘Navigating the Seven C’s of Genealogy’.  Register HERE. The Presentation: “Do genealogy “resolutions” really work? … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

LIVING VOICES PERFORMANCE January 28th; 2 p.m. Bromley Room “Living Voices combines dynamic solo performances with archival film and sound, turning history into a moving and personal journey.” The Program – North West Passages “Northwest Passages tells the story of … Continue reading

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Family History DNA Seminar

DNA: What’s It All About? The Siuslaw Genealogical Society (SGS) is pleased to present genetic genealogist and author Emily Aulicino on Saturday, April 14th, for a seminar exploring DNA for genealogy.  Sessions include: Getting the most from your autosomal DNA test; … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

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 … Continue reading

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Irish Ancestry and Viking DNA

SGS President Mike Allen shares an article from an Irish DNA project, which produced the first genetic map of the people of Ireland.  The study suggests Irish people may have far more Viking DNA than previously thought.  Read the article HERE.

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A DNA Presentation and DNA Test Kit Security

SGS member Brenda Gilmer shares a link to a presentation by Lord Colin Renfrew: ‘DNA and Indo-European Origins’.  View the presentation HERE. DNA Test Kits – consider your privacy implications.  SGS Member Judy Thibault recommends reviewing an article addressing ‘who … Continue reading

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