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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.

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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Video Stories

The Little Shoes View a short video from CBC News of how a 100 year old DNA solved the mystery of little shoes from the Titanic.  View this incredible story HERE. Roots Less Traveled A new NBC weekly TV series … Continue reading

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Message from SGS President

I am happy to announce that Jacquie Beveridge has volunteered to assume her role as our Vice President!  She and her husband are very fortunate to have returned in good health from their lengthy, and somewhat unusual cruise.  They have … Continue reading

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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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