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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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Sept 18 SGS Meeting

The September 18th meeting will feature re-enactments of scenes by the John Quay Heritage Players, portraying early life of settlers.  There will also be presentations by the Museum’s Curator and others describing resources for genealogy research.  The public is invited … Continue reading

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Old Search Resolved

The following is a recent, short success story from one of the SGS Library Researchers, Pat Rongey. JJ (pseudo name) happened upon the library’s Siuslaw Room one day, after hearing it was a place where “people help a person find … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Member Karen Childs shares a recent announcement of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) and Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) intent to merge and operate as NGS.  “Leaders of both organizations believe this merger will serve the genealogy community by improving … Continue reading

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