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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 Genealogical Interest

Pot Luck Menu and Details 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 … 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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SGS Holiday Party Reminder

Pot Luck Menu and Details VALUABLE ONLINE RESOURCE Merilee Mulvey shares an Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter article about a free website using facial recognition technology to cross-reference civil war photographs with a database to identify unknown subjects. Upload your photos … Continue reading

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SGS November 14th Meeting

This month’s SGS meeting is scheduled for this week Wednesday, November 14th.  Kevin Mittge will provide useful tips on DNA match results he learned while attending a recent workshop.  He will be focusing on understanding, sorting and using matches.  Members … Continue reading

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Genealogy in the News; SGS Holiday Titanic Themed Party

Genetic Genealogy Solving Crimes On last Sunday’s television program, 60 Minutes featured a segment on how DNA results are being used to solve crimes.  The segment featured professional genealogist Cece Moore.  If you missed it or want to view it … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

SGS secretary Debby Wright shares a link to an 1880 agricultural census from Perry County, Missouri. Previously only available in hard copy, the Missouri Historical Society and the Missouri State Archives worked together to digitize the records.  The names of 633 … Continue reading

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Brick Wall Resources

The Brick Walls Q & A video by Crista Cowan was well received by those in attendance at last night’s SGS meeting.  To view that video again (or for those who missed it), click HERE.  Crista Cowan, The Barefoot Genealogist … Continue reading

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