Category Archives: Announcement

Suggestions on How to Spend Your Time

Kevin Mittge suggests: From the DNA eXplained site, Roberta Estes has a good post acknowledging those sewing masks, and concludes with 5 things people can be doing right now to help take their mind off the virus. 1)  Free Virtual … Continue reading

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SGS March 18th Meeting Cancelled

MESSAGE FROM SGS PRESIDENT, DIANNE CARLTON: In order to help minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, we will be cancelling our March 18th meeting. ALSO, we are cancelling all future meetings until it is determined the … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Don’t forget!  The free genealogy 24-hour webinar marathon begins tomorrow – Thursday, March 12 at 2 p.m. PST, hosted by FamilyTree Webinars.com and MyHeritage.  From advanced Googling to DNA, this event promises to have something for everyone.  View speaker list, scheduled … Continue reading

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Education Expo

Mike Allen shares pictures from the recent Education Expo at Siuslaw High School and reports “they had a great time visiting with some potential members of SGS”.  

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Of Genealogy Interest

Roots Tech Conference – Salt Lake City The 10th anniversary of the Roots Tech Conference will take place from Feb 26 – Feb. 29th. View conference details HERE.  For those of us who can’t attend, but still want to take … Continue reading

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SGS February 19 Meeting

This month’s meeting presentation will feature Kevin Mittge on ‘Using BLM GLO maps and Google Earth’.  He will demonstrate the process of identifying land descriptions and cemetery locations which can be mapped using Google resources. Join us to learn some … Continue reading

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2020 Census Count Starts

The first people to be counted in the 2020 Census will be those who live in Toksook Bay, Alaska. Starting January 21, census takers will begin the Remote Alaska Operation – making their way to remote parts of Alaska. In … Continue reading

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