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Of Genealogical News

The Search Party Hands-On Workshop (TSPM)March 28 – April 1, 2022 This workshop promises to make your genealogy research more productive, and easier by focusing on an organized and step-by-step approach to your research. Workshop includes five1-hour daily coaching sessions, … Continue reading

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A Brother Discovered

While viewing the evening news on television, a California man looked up to see someone being interviewed who not only had a strong resemblance to himself, but also shared the same last name. In all his years, he never knew … Continue reading

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Place Name and Boundary Changes; Territorial Records

This month’s SGS meeting presentation will be a pre-recorded webinar, Understanding Boundaries and Jurisdictions. The featured speaker is genealogist Hallie Borstel who will show how to research boundary changes and help us understand jurisdictions using maps, sources and other vital … Continue reading

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FindAGrave Changes

FindAGrave has made important changes to 1)  Memorials for recently deceased and 2)  Who (i.e. which relationships) qualifies for a required transfer of a memorial. Read the details HERE. View additional support pages for: Memorials for the Recently DeceasedRequest to … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

1950 Census to be Released in 2022 SGS member Pat Rongey reminds us of an upcoming release of the U.S. 1950 Census! According to the ’72-Year Rule’, census records are to be released to the general public by the National … Continue reading

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For the New Year

LOOKING FOR A 2022 PROJECT? Pat Rongey suggests taking a look at the Citizen Archivist Missions website for a list of possibilities – many worthwhile opportunities. Projects involve tagging and transcribing records. Projects include:– Transcribe ‘typed or handwritten narrative that … Continue reading

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SGS Meeting Nov 16 – Genealogy Software

A presentation of two popular genealogy software programs – Family Tree Maker and RootsMagic will be featured at the TUESDAY, November 16th meeting at 3 pm. Join us at The Mustard Seed, 509 Kingwood Street. The public is invited.

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