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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.

Picnic Reminder and Articles of Interest

Karen Childs has come across a list (and brief description of Obscure Old English Occupations. View the list HERE. “Unknown in Life But Recognized in Death” A 60-year old case has been solved through DNA of a runaway15-year old boy. … Continue reading

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SGS Meeting 7/21

1950 Census This month’s meeting presentation will be a webinar entitled “Discover the 1950 US. Federal Census” featuring Lindsay Fulton, Vice President of Library and Research Services of American Ancestors/NEHGS. She is a professional genealogist and will discuss what information … Continue reading

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SGS Picnic, Who Do You Think You Are Series

Be sure to sign up your potluck dish at the July 21st SGS meeting! Who do You Think You Are Series Returns Sunday, July 10thThe television show traces the family trees of celebrities to learn stories of their ancestors through … Continue reading

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SGS June 16 Meeting

This month’s presentation will feature a webinar on “Binder Basics” presented by Lillian Wingate. Ms. Wingate is the Regional Genealogy & Local History Coordinator at Statesboro-Bulloch County Library in Statesboro, Georgia. She will demonstrate organization methods (do’s and don’ts) for … Continue reading

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Photo Research Tools to Discover

Ancestry.com’s New Photo Feature SGS member Debby Wright shares a link to viewAncestry.com’s new photo feature. The feature allows you to scan, crop and import images directly into your Ancestry media gallery account using a smartphone. Scan multiple images, as … Continue reading

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1950 Census Release Anticipation

With the release of the 1950 Census on April 1, Robert Santos, U.S. Census Bureau Director and the National Archives and Records Administration will host a virtual event that same morning at 7 am PST. Join the April 1 event … Continue reading

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Of Genealogical News

The Search Party Hands-On Workshop (TSPM)March 28 – April 1, 2022 This workshop promises to make your genealogy research more productive, and easier by focusing on an organized and step-by-step approach to your research. Workshop includes five1-hour daily coaching sessions, … Continue reading

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