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The June SGS meeting features a webinar with Careen Valentine, an international research specialist at the Family History Library. Her presentation focuses specifically on using Kevan Hansen’s Map Guide to German Parish Registers to find the Lutheran or Catholic parish … Continue reading
Family Tree Maker Tip SGS library researcher Pat Rongey suggests changing the Index sort to obtain the results you’re looking for in Family Tree searches. By default, the index displays people in your tree sorted by Family, then Given Name. To … Continue reading
Southern California Genealogical Society’s 2018 Genetic Jamboree May 31, June 1 – 2 Los Angeles Attend via live streaming – details HERE. Irish Genealogy Questions Answered – While at the SCGS Jamboree, Legacy Tree Genealogist will be hosting a free … Continue reading
The May monthly meeting will feature a video and a discussion on haplogroups. May 16 at 7:00 p.m. Siuslaw Library Bromley Room The public is invited! A member business meeting will follow the evening’s presentation.
All of Us Initiative Member Brenda Gilmer shares a link to a National Institutes of Health project that ‘hopes to give more accurate data about the overall population and fix a long-time discrepancy that has real health impacts”. Read the … Continue reading
Member Kevin Mittge shares: “The announcement that the Golden State Killer was possibly identified through the use of genealogical DNA databases have people thrilled but also unsettled about the legal, ethical, and moral issues involved. The Legal Genealogist, Judy Russell, … Continue reading