Category Archives: Announcement

SGS October 17th Meeting

October 17th Meeting The evening’s presentation will be the video, Brick Walls Q & A by Crista Cowan, the Barefoot Genealogist.  In addition, the “Brick Wall” depository created by Sherri Spencer will be introduced, followed by a discussion on brick wall research … Continue reading

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SGS News and Links

For those who missed the last SGS meeting or those interested in reviewing the webinar on ‘Tips for Breaking Down Brick walls Before 1837’, the video is available on YouTube HERE. Else Churchill of the Society of Genealogists ‘shows how … Continue reading

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SGS September Meeting; Ancestry’s Ethnicity Update

This month’s SGS meeting will feature a video on ‘How to Break Down Brick Walls Before 1837’.  This may provide an informative look at how to resolve those issues you’ve been trying to resolve. September 19 at 7:00 p.m. Siuslaw Library … Continue reading

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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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