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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 Meeting July 15, and Other News

OTHER NEWS Why Are We All So Obsessed with Genealogy? A recent post on the Literary Hub website used that title for Libby Copeland’s book The Lost Family. While the phrase ‘obsessed’ may be a bit strong, the author looks … Continue reading

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Remembering the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)

SGS member Sally Daugherty shares a Memorial Day tribute to her great grandfather, Charles L. Robinson, Sr. (1845 – 1943). “For once our official Memorial Day is on the 31st, like the original day of celebration back in my great grandfather’s … Continue reading

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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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