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In Memory Of

Mary Colgan-Bennetts Mary was a wonderful friend, co-worker, artist, and genealogist, who gave her time and heart to the library and many local organizations, including the Siuslaw Genealogical Society, for many years.  We will all miss her so much.

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SGS Holiday Party Reminder

VALUABLE ONLINE RESOURCE Merilee Mulvey shares an Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter article about a free website using facial recognition technology to cross-reference civil war photographs with a database to identify unknown subjects. Upload your photos to identify and contribute to … Continue reading

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SGS November 14th Meeting

This month’s SGS meeting is scheduled for this week Wednesday, November 14th.  Kevin Mittge will provide useful tips on DNA match results he learned while attending a recent workshop.  He will be focusing on understanding, sorting and using matches.  Members … Continue reading

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Genealogy in the News; SGS Holiday Titanic Themed Party

Genetic Genealogy Solving Crimes On last Sunday’s television program, 60 Minutes featured a segment on how DNA results are being used to solve crimes.  The segment featured professional genealogist Cece Moore.  If you missed it or want to view it … Continue reading

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SGS October 17th Meeting

October 17th Meeting The evening’s presentation will be the video, Brick Walls Q & A by Crista Cowan, the Barefoot Genealogist.  In addition, the “Brick Wall” depository created by Sherri Spencer will be introduced, followed by a discussion on brick wall research … Continue reading

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SGS News and Links

For those who missed the last SGS meeting or those interested in reviewing the webinar on ‘Tips for Breaking Down Brick walls Before 1837’, the video is available on YouTube HERE. Else Churchill of the Society of Genealogists ‘shows how … Continue reading

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SGS September Meeting; Ancestry’s Ethnicity Update

This month’s SGS meeting will feature a video on ‘How to Break Down Brick Walls Before 1837’.  This may provide an informative look at how to resolve those issues you’ve been trying to resolve. September 19 at 7:00 p.m. Siuslaw Library … Continue reading

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