Category Archives: Announcement

Genealogy Goals, Hints, and a Cruise

2020 Goals For your New Year’s genealogy research goals, Debby Wright suggests a video from the Genealogy TV blog .  “With research goals, you create research questions, with research questions, you can create research plans, with research plans you develop places … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy News

Member Kevin Mittge shares important news – “if you have DNA tested with Ancestry, 23AndMe, and/or FamilyTree DNA, you can transfer your data to MyHeritage for free until Dec. 18th.  This is a very important offer.  The more companies you test with, … Continue reading

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SGS News

 It’s not too late to join us for the December 18th Holiday Party Potluck!  Sign up HERE. Articles of Interest Merilee shares a link to a post from Dick Eastman’s newsletter – ‘Retrieval of Irish Archive Lost in 1922 Fire’. … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Free Military Records Access  in Honor of  Veterans Day  11/8 to 11/17 Ancestry.com – Access more than 260 million US military records – find draft cards, enlistment records, soldier pension indexes, etc.  Free access HERE. Findmypast.com – ‘Discover how war … Continue reading

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Shopping at AmazonSmile Rewards

Amazon will now donate .5% of the price of eligible purchases to SGS. Just be sure to start your shopping session at http://smile.amazon.com and select Siuslaw Genealogy as the charitable organization, OR the absolute easiest way is to click the Shop … Continue reading

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A Witch in Your Family Tree?

Could there be a witch in your family tree? Perhaps one of your ancestors lived during a time and location where ‘witch trials’ took place. The Oct. 16th  SGS meeting will feature presentations by Mary Gill, Sally Daugherty and Karen … Continue reading

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Research Opportunities at the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum

During the Sept. 18th meeting, SGS members were treated to a wonderful presentation by the John Quay Heritage Players who portrayed Siuslaw pioneer families. They re-enacted scenes of historical events and life of early settlers. In addition, the Kyle Research … Continue reading

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