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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.

1950 Census Preview

Genealogy Gems presents a Preview of the 1950 Census on the questions as well as differences from previous census years. The actual 1950 census responses will not be released until April, 2022 (to be followed by the digital version). This … Continue reading

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24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon

My Heritage/Legacy Family Tree will be hosting the second annual FREE 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon on April 8-9th. Registration is now open! Many titles to choose from: Factors Influencing DNA Ethnicity Results (Diahan Southard); Create Your Own YouTube Channel to … Continue reading

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Adieu to Dianne Carlton

  Message from new SGS President Jacquie Beveridge: Thank you to Dianne Carlton for her service as president!  Circumstances prevented her from helping our society accomplish all she hoped for, yet she persevered.  As she and Greg move to a … Continue reading

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Spotlight on SGS Library Research Assistants

Among the primary goals of the Siuslaw Genealogical Society (SGS) is to provide an educational resource for those interested in family research. The SGS Library Researchers have always been among the major contributors in this effort. The Siuslaw Library is … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

Merilee Mulvey shares an article from Family Tree Magazine of a very handy tip (three short steps) which just may help you in locating those ancestors ‘impossible to find’.  The article is Trick for Hard to Find Ancestors. The Science On Being … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Census Bureau Update By Executive Order, the Census Bureau has reported it is “suspending efforts to create neighborhood-level statistics on the citizenship and age of residents using 2020 census data”, an initiative recently established for possible re-apportionment of congressional seats. … Continue reading

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Southern CA Genealogical Society Online Jamboree 2021

Jacquie Beveridge announces Southern CA Genealogical Society’s Jamboree 2021. This year, the Jamboree consists of two live conferences – Genealogy Jamboree (June 4, 5) and Genetic Genealogy (June 11, 12). According to SCGS, “Each conference consists of six presentations you … Continue reading

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