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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.

Interviewing Relatives Webinar

The January 19th SGS meeting features an American Ancestors webinar on Tips for Interviewing Relatives. The webinar features Stephanie Call of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center. Join us for this valuable presentation. Raffle Volunteer for Meetings After many years … Continue reading

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A Look at the Family Research of Rick Norwood

A Feature Story We all come to genealogy from different paths and starting places, whether to create a family tree, or perhaps from a story passed down of days gone by. Richard (Rick) Norwood was introduced to family history in … Continue reading

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Naming Traditions, Verify with GPS

In keeping with this month’s meeting presentation featuring a video on breaking down brick walls, the following links provide helpful methods to utilize in your family research. Naming Traditions SGS member Merilee Mulvey shares a recent FamilyTree Magazine article on … Continue reading

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SGS Dec 15 Meeting; From Numbers to Names

Siuslaw Genealogical Society Meeting Thursday, December 15, 2022 Siuslaw Public Library, Bromley Room at 3 p.m.(Public Invited) Breaking Down Brick Walls This month’s meeting will feature a video on breaking down brick walls. Join us to discover possible tips and … Continue reading

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Determining Relationships; Adding Names To Tree

The November 17th SGS meeting features The History of Photography, a video on estimating the age of a photograph through clothing styles. Join us! Siuslaw Genealogical Society MeetingThursday, November 17, 20223:00 P.M.Siuslaw Public LibraryBromley Room Family Tree recently published an … Continue reading

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SGS October 20 Meeting

This month, SGS member and professional genealogist Cindy Webb will be the featured speaker on the topic: When Records Come Alive. She will be discussing types of death records, the information they contain, and sources to obtain them. Join us … Continue reading

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SGS Picnic Video

At long last, the summer SGS picnic images are now available in a video! View it HERE.Be sure your audio is turned up! The video runs about 2 minutes. The September SGS meeting will include a tour by Kevin Mittge … Continue reading

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