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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.

Of Genealogy Interest

Roots Tech Conference – Salt Lake City The 10th anniversary of the Roots Tech Conference will take place from Feb 26 – Feb. 29th. View conference details HERE.  For those of us who can’t attend, but still want to take … Continue reading

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SGS February 19 Meeting

This month’s meeting presentation will feature Kevin Mittge on ‘Using BLM GLO maps and Google Earth’.  He will demonstrate the process of identifying land descriptions and cemetery locations which can be mapped using Google resources. Join us to learn some … Continue reading

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Genealogy Marathon

Genealogy Webinar Marathon  Get ready for a free genealogy 24-hour webinar marathon beginning Thursday, March 12 at 2 p.m. PST, hosted by FamilyTree Webinars.com and MyHeritage.  From advanced Googling to DNA, this event promises to have something for everyone.  View speaker … Continue reading

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2020 Census Count Starts

The first people to be counted in the 2020 Census will be those who live in Toksook Bay, Alaska. Starting January 21, census takers will begin the Remote Alaska Operation – making their way to remote parts of Alaska. In … Continue reading

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Genealogy Goals, Hints, and a Cruise

2020 Goals For your New Year’s genealogy research goals, Debby Wright suggests a video from the Genealogy TV blog .  “With research goals, you create research questions, with research questions, you can create research plans, with research plans you develop places … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Merilee Mulvey shares an article of a Kentucky archeological dig that reveals Civil war soldiers dyed their hair. Photography may have played a role. The Civil War was the first war on U.S. soil to be photographed.  Read about the … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy News

Member Kevin Mittge shares important news – “if you have DNA tested with Ancestry, 23AndMe, and/or FamilyTree DNA, you can transfer your data to MyHeritage for free until Dec. 18th.  This is a very important offer.  The more companies you test with, … Continue reading

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