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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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Living Voices – Feb 3rd

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SGS January 16th Meeting

This month’s SGS meeting focuses on ‘Breaking Down Brickwalls’.  Three members will bring information on an elusive ancestor.  Participants will break into groups to review the evidence and brainstorm ideas for solving the mystery.  This will be the group’s first … Continue reading

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Of Genealogical Interest

Merilee Mulvey shares several articles in the news: DNA Article from Eastman’s newsletter raising the question of mitochondrial DNA inherited from fathers?  Read more HERE. An interesting article from the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) reveals the story of … Continue reading

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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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