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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.

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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SGS News

 It’s not too late to join us for the December 18th Holiday Party Potluck!  Sign up HERE. Articles of Interest Merilee shares a link to a post from Dick Eastman’s newsletter – ‘Retrieval of Irish Archive Lost in 1922 Fire’. … Continue reading

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SGS November 20 Meeting

The presentation for this month is a trio of Genealogy Shorts by Mike Allen, Merilee Mulvey and Mary Gill.  They will share discoveries of genealogy research they’ve made through newspapers. Join us and hear their stories! Wednesday, November 20th Siuslaw … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Free Military Records Access  in Honor of  Veterans Day  11/8 to 11/17 Ancestry.com – Access more than 260 million US military records – find draft cards, enlistment records, soldier pension indexes, etc.  Free access HERE. Findmypast.com – ‘Discover how war … Continue reading

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Shopping at AmazonSmile Rewards

Amazon will now donate .5% of the price of eligible purchases to SGS. Just be sure to start your shopping session at http://smile.amazon.com and select Siuslaw Genealogy as the charitable organization, OR the absolute easiest way is to click the Shop … Continue reading

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