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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.

Suggestions on How to Spend Your Time

Kevin Mittge suggests: From the DNA eXplained site, Roberta Estes has a good post acknowledging those sewing masks, and concludes with 5 things people can be doing right now to help take their mind off the virus. 1)  Free Virtual … Continue reading

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Got Time? View Genealogy Marathon Recordings

Genealogy Marathon Recorded Classes – Free Viewing Free viewing of the recorded classes from the recent 24-hour Genealogy Marathon has been extended thru April 6. Sponsored by Family Tree Webinars and My Heritage, topics include: – How Do I Know … Continue reading

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SGS News of Interest

A woman learns her great-Aunt’s remains had not been buried, but stored as an unsolved murder mystery in a laboratory for nearly 60 years. With help from a forensic pathologist and family history researcher, the great-niece was finally able to … Continue reading

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SGS March 18th Meeting Cancelled

MESSAGE FROM SGS PRESIDENT, DIANNE CARLTON: In order to help minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, we will be cancelling our March 18th meeting. ALSO, we are cancelling all future meetings until it is determined the … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Don’t forget!  The free genealogy 24-hour webinar marathon begins tomorrow – 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 list, scheduled … Continue reading

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Education Expo

Mike Allen shares pictures from the recent Education Expo at Siuslaw High School and reports “they had a great time visiting with some potential members of SGS”.  

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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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