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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.

Lineage Society Resources

The presentation (4/17) by Jacquie Beveridge on Lineage Societies was an informative one, revealing many new resources to utilize for our research. There was good participation by those present, and an interest for resource links.  As such, Jacquie has made … Continue reading

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SGS April 17th Meeting

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Bromley Room 7:00 p.m. Public is invited! The featured presentation will be on Lineage Societies by Jacquie Beveridge.  A refreshment break will follow the presentation prior to a members’ business meeting.

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Lineage Societies, DNA Evidence, New Facebook Tool

LINEAGE SOCIETIES Vice President Jacquie Beverage will inform us about lineage societies and how to join one (or more) at the next SGS meeting on April 17th.  The categories of lineage societies include Military, Pioneer and First Families, and Occupational … Continue reading

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In Memory Of Jim Barrett

Former Vice President and long time SGS member Jim Barrett passed away March 5, 2019.  In his youth, Jim contracted tuberculosis and spent a number of years at a California sanitarium until he successfully overcame the infection while part of … Continue reading

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SGS March 20 Meeting

The March 20th Sisuslaw Genealogical Society meeting will include two webinars for the evening program: Ancestry DNA: How It Can Help with Genealogy Brick Walls; and “10 Top Tips for How to Bust Through Your Genealogy Brick Wall. March 20 at … Continue reading

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In the News

Another Look at’s ThruLines Roberta Estes ‘dissects’ Ancestry’s new feature to shed some light on: “What does ThruLines Do?”, and “How Is It Suppose To Help Us”. View the article from her DNAeXplained site HERE. Lost Photos Mystery Solved Member … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Robert Lee Heilman at the Library 3/16 Attend a presentation by Myrtle Creek author Robert Lee Heilman on Sat., March 16th, at 1 pm, as he discusses and reads from his book Children of Death. Growing up in a family in … Continue reading

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