Category Archives: Announcement

SGS Monthly Meeting July 18th

This month’s meeting will feature Genealogy Shorts – presentations on German ancestry and research, with SGS members Liane Askew, Mike Allen and Kevin Mittge. July 18 at 7:00 p.m. Siuslaw Library Bromley Room The public is invited! A member business … Continue reading

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Translation Tools and German Research Webinars

SGS library researcher Debby Wright shares a link to The Abundant Genealogy site, which provides a free download of a guide on Tools for Translating and Transcribing Genealogy Documents by Thomas MacEntee. To view a PDF of the guide, click HERE.  Read … Continue reading

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German Parish Records

The June SGS meeting features a webinar with Careen Valentine, an international research specialist at the Family History Library.  Her presentation focuses specifically on using Kevan Hansen’s Map Guide to German Parish Registers to find the Lutheran or Catholic parish … Continue reading

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SGS May 16th Monthly Meeting

The May monthly meeting will feature a video and a discussion on haplogroups.   May 16 at 7:00 p.m. Siuslaw Library Bromley Room The public is invited! A member business meeting will follow the evening’s presentation.   

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DNA Quest – MyHeritage Project for Adoptees

MyHeritage is providing DNA kits to help eligible adoptees reunite with their birth families.  If you are an adoptee and unable to afford genetic testing, click HERE to apply and see if you qualify.  Hurry, deadline is April 30, 2018.

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DNA Test Kit Savings

In celebration of National DNA day (April 25th), special reduced pricing on DNA test kits are being offered by Ancestry DNA, Family Tree DNA (All of its tests), MyHeritageDNA, 23andMe and LivingDNA.  Ending date on this offer varies by company. … Continue reading

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April 18th SGS Meeting

The April meeting will feature an open discussion of the recent DNA seminar.  This will provide an ideal opportunity to share what we learned,  ask questions, and discuss possible future speakers or events.   April 18, 2018 Siuslaw Public Library … Continue reading

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