Category Archives: Announcement

FamilySearch Free Sign-In

Changes to FamilySearch A new sign-in prompt starting December 13th will display for visitors to the FamilySearch site. The site promises a more personalized, greater subscriber experience’. Register for a free account to enjoy records, and many new features, including … Continue reading

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Our American Family Series

Jacquie Beveridge shares news of a documentary series – Our American Family, available for Amazon Prime members. The series documents the American family heritage, one family at a time, and will inspire you to capture your own family stories.  FREE viewing … Continue reading

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’52 Weeks of Genealogy: Projects for Every Week of the Year’

SGS VP Jacquie Beveridge recommends downloading this FREE book of small weekly projects by Nancy Hendrickson, author of the ‘Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com’ and the ‘Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook’. The free book is available for Kindle users HERE. If you don’t … Continue reading

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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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