Category Archives: Announcement
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
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
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
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.
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
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