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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.

Siuslaw Genealogy Society – Researching Females

CLUES FOR FINDING FEMALES A family search for females can be more challenging of a task than one can expect. You may have run into this problem a time or two during your research. This month’s Genealogy Society presentation will … Continue reading

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DNA Day and Genealogy Articles

ANCESTRY CELEBRATES DNA DAYApril 25th is DNA Day! View Ancestry DNA tools and features to assist your family research. SideView Technology – This tool displays an ethnicity inheritance to show “the portions of each region you inherited from each parent”. … Continue reading

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Fun Genealogy Workshop; Myths and Misconceptions Article

The March 16th meeting will feature a workshop/demonstration known as Relatives Around Me. This hands-on exercise will be hosted by Jacquie Beveridge, who was recently introduced to this app. We’ll be using a FamilyTree app on your phone (either IOS … Continue reading

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Feature Story – The Thrift Store Bible Adventure

1792 family bible discovered in thrift store returns to homeland museum thanks to genealogy research. Continue reading

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SGS News

SGS Fundraising Efforts Help our fundraising efforts by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards card with Siuslaw Genealogical Society! Doing so will enable Fred Meyers to make a donation to SGS each time you shop at the store. There is no … Continue reading

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SGS February 16th Meeting

Identifying Types of Old Photographs The February 16th genealogy meeting will feature a presentation with a “hands-on” workshop to identify a variety of vintage  photographs. Pat Rongey will have samples of Daguerreotype, Ambrotype, Tintypes, and Cabinet Cards. These images range … Continue reading

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Genealogy Journal

A leather bound Our Family Keepsake Journal is for sale. 67 pages for family names, special events, genealogical resources and much more. This is a new, boxed journal. The perfect gift or working repository for any genealogy enthusiast. On sale … Continue reading

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