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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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SGS News

Thank you to everyone providing assistance with the SGS booth at this year’s Oktoberfest event. In addition to selling cake and nuts, many visitors expressed an interest in learning more about genealogy.     Family History Library Display Honoring October … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest – Saturday, 10/1 ~ Florence Event Center 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Visit the SGS booth!! ~ German chocolate and chocolate cake, nuts ~ Free Storytelling Workshop Of interest to genealogists who want to tell their family’s stories!  On Sat., … Continue reading

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