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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 News

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules The importance of mortality data?  These records could help your research with proving/disproving a relationship, or provide an explanation for a descendant’s death. Census information included name, sex, age, color, widowed or not, place of … Continue reading

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Family Roots Classes and Oregon Marriage Returns

Jacquie Beveridge shares news of 1) free classes from Family Roots Adventure and 2) info on Oregon Marriage Returns.  Normally an annual two-day family history event the Family Roots classes are now available at no cost on YouTube.  View the … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Cemetery Visit Pat Carlson shares an article on “Five Photos You Should Take at the Cemetery”.  View this and it may save you from making a second trip!  Read it HERE. 2020 Census Response Rate According to the Census Bureau, … Continue reading

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SGS Announcements

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SGS June and July meetings have been cancelled. Stay tuned for details on the next meeting date. Memorial Day Weekend Events Jacquie Beveridge shares a link to the Weekly Genealogist newsletter which includes stories … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

American Ancestor/NEHGS and the Boston Public Library will present a free virtual event featuring a new book, “The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are”. Journalist Libby Copeland will discuss her book and the impact of DNA … Continue reading

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Census News

2020 CENSUS UPDATE 79 million households have responded to the 2020 census so far!  The Bureau is staging a ‘Digital Action Weekend: May 1 – 3’. Use Your Social Media Accounts to Help Spread the Word! Please help us spread … Continue reading

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View U.S. High School Yearbook Pictures (1890 – 1979) MyHeritage is providing free access to their yearbook collection through May 23rd. View the original black and white version or utilize the In Color tool to view photos or the entire yearbooks … Continue reading

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