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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 February 20th Meeting

The February 20th SGS meeting will feature a presentation by Kevin Mittge, who will share information on how to best access and utilize resources at the Library of Congress (LOC).  The LOC has one of the world’s premier genealogy collections … Continue reading

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Advanced Genealogy Class

SGS President Mike Allen will be teaching an Advanced Genealogy Class at Lane Community College.  If you have roadblocks or just want to delve deeper into your family tree, this is the class for you.  Class starts Feb. 25th.  Click … Continue reading

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Of Genealogical Interest

Living Voices – Sunday, Feb. 3rd 1:00 p.m. Library, Bromley Room ~  Hear My Voice  ~ Merilee Mulvey shares a post from Billiongraves.com on the meaning of 20 symbols often seen on headstones. Read the post HERE. California Cold Case An … Continue reading

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Living Voices – Feb 3rd

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SGS January 16th Meeting

This month’s SGS meeting focuses on ‘Breaking Down Brickwalls’.  Three members will bring information on an elusive ancestor.  Participants will break into groups to review the evidence and brainstorm ideas for solving the mystery.  This will be the group’s first … Continue reading

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Of Genealogical Interest

Merilee Mulvey shares several articles in the news: DNA Article from Eastman’s newsletter raising the question of mitochondrial DNA inherited from fathers?  Read more HERE. An interesting article from the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) reveals the story of … Continue reading

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In Memory Of

Mary Colgan-Bennetts Mary was a wonderful friend, co-worker, artist, and genealogist, who gave her time and heart to the library and many local organizations, including the Siuslaw Genealogical Society, for many years.  We will all miss her so much.

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