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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.

DNA Quest – MyHeritage Project for Adoptees

MyHeritage is providing DNA kits to help eligible adoptees reunite with their birth families.  If you are an adoptee and unable to afford genetic testing, click HERE to apply and see if you qualify.  Hurry, deadline is April 30, 2018.

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DNA Test Kit Savings

In celebration of National DNA day (April 25th), special reduced pricing on DNA test kits are being offered by Ancestry DNA, Family Tree DNA (All of its tests), MyHeritageDNA, 23andMe and LivingDNA.  Ending date on this offer varies by company. … Continue reading

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April 18th SGS Meeting

The April meeting will feature an open discussion of the recent DNA seminar.  This will provide an ideal opportunity to share what we learned,  ask questions, and discuss possible future speakers or events.   April 18, 2018 Siuslaw Public Library … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Member Merilee Mulvey shares a link to look up Meritorious Service Medal recipients from WWI in England.  Read the article from Dick Eastman’s blog post HERE. As a follow up to the discussion at our last SGS meeting on biological … Continue reading

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Links from Speaker Presentations

The  speakers at the March 21 SGS meeting provided great presentations for recording family history with video and audio.  The resources they utilized and recommend are:   Record Your Family History – Before it Dies Out FamilySearch: Creating a Personal … Continue reading

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Capturing Life Stories

The March 21st SGS meeting presentation features Jacquie Beveridge, Pat Rongey and Debby Wright.  They will be demonstrating Apps and Videos for recording your family history. Some things have to be seen to be believed!  Before it’s too late… YOU … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

REGISTER NOW New Projects from MyHeritage Member Pat Rongey shares a link to a new project from MyHeritage – helping adoptees connect with their birth families.  Free DNA kits to eligible participants!  Apply  HERE. Also from MyHeritage – a new … Continue reading

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