Category Archives: Announcement

SGS Meeting – September 20

This month’s meeting presentation features Genealogy Shorts with Mike Allen  and Sally Daugherty on ‘Ancestors from the Grand Army of the Republic’.  Mike will provide a brief summary of the army and a mystery badge story.  Sally will speak about … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Cemetery Survey – Can You Help? Pat Rongey shares announces a cemetery survey project funded by the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries is currently seeking information.  The survey data will be posted on a website ‘exploring the cemetery as community … Continue reading

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SGS Guest Speaker (7/19) – Ancestry.com DNA Results

Linda Forrest will be the featured speaker at next week’s SGS meeting. Her presentation topic is “Autosomal DNA:  Understanding and Using Your Ancestry.com Results.”  Ms. Forrest’s interest in genetic genealogy began with her husband’s Y-DNA test in 2007, as previous efforts … Continue reading

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FamilySearch to Discontinue Microfilm Distribution Services

FamilySearch will discontinue microfilm distribution services on September 1, 2017 as a result of positive strides in online acess to digital images. Read announcement HERE.

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Genealogy Shorts on KXCR Radio

Tune in to radio station KXCR (90.7 FM) on Monday, May 22nd at 4 p.m.  The station’s ‘Grab bag’ program will feature the April 19th SGS Genealogy Shorts presentations by members Mike Allen (his path to identifying an ancestor from a flea … Continue reading

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Pioneer Heritage Day – Deadwood Pioneer Cemetery

The public is invited to Pioneer Heritage Day at the Deadwood Pioneer Cemetery.  The event takes place on Monday, Memorial Day, May 29th and features: ‘Old Time’ Music Geocache Hunting Demonstration on How to Clean Historic Headstones A Civil War Expert  A … Continue reading

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Genealogy Events

SGS Member Marilee Mulvey shares a link to free Webinars for the month of March, from the Family History Library. Lots of topics to choose from!  Check them out HERE. Still available online – Videos from the recent Roots Tech Conference … Continue reading

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