Category Archives: Announcement

June 19th Meeting

This month’s SGS meeting features  Meta Ann Steele of the Coos Bay DAR with a presentation entitled “Walking in Their Footsteps in Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky”.  She will speak about visiting ancestor’s graves to honor them and help their stories … Continue reading

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Remembering Jo Ann

It is with sadness that we report the recent passing of SGS member Jo Ann Garlington. Jo Ann was an avid family researcher, served in the military and was stationed in Japan for several years before returning to the United … Continue reading

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Fold3.com Free Access

Fold3.com Member Pat Miller shares a tip that Fold3.com is allowing free access to browse military records this Memorial Day weekend.  Access is free until Tuesday. Homestead Act A recent article from the Legal Genealogist site acknowledges the 157th birthday … Continue reading

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In Memory Of Jim Barrett

Former Vice President and long time SGS member Jim Barrett passed away March 5, 2019.  In his youth, Jim contracted tuberculosis and spent a number of years at a California sanitarium until he successfully overcame the infection while part of … Continue reading

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SGS March 20 Meeting

The March 20th Sisuslaw Genealogical Society meeting will include two webinars for the evening program: Ancestry DNA: How It Can Help with Genealogy Brick Walls; and “10 Top Tips for How to Bust Through Your Genealogy Brick Wall. March 20 at … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Robert Lee Heilman at the Library 3/16 Attend a presentation by Myrtle Creek author Robert Lee Heilman on Sat., March 16th, at 1 pm, as he discusses and reads from his book Children of Death. Growing up in a family in … Continue reading

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Advanced Genealogy Class

SGS President Mike Allen will be teaching an Advanced Genealogy Class at Lane Community College.  If you have roadblocks or just want to delve deeper into your family tree, this is the class for you.  Class starts Feb. 25th.  Click … Continue reading

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