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Genealogy News

American Ancestor/NEHGS and the Boston Public Library will present a free virtual event featuring a new book, “The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are”. Journalist Libby Copeland will discuss her book and the impact of DNA … Continue reading

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Suggestions on How to Spend Your Time

Kevin Mittge suggests: From the DNA eXplained site, Roberta Estes has a good post acknowledging those sewing masks, and concludes with 5 things people can be doing right now to help take their mind off the virus. 1)  Free Virtual … Continue reading

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Got Time? View Genealogy Marathon Recordings

Genealogy Marathon Recorded Classes – Free Viewing Free viewing of the recorded classes from the recent 24-hour Genealogy Marathon has been extended thru April 6. Sponsored by Family Tree Webinars and My Heritage, topics include: – How Do I Know … Continue reading

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Sept 18 SGS Meeting

The September 18th meeting will feature re-enactments of scenes by the John Quay Heritage Players, portraying early life of settlers.  There will also be presentations by the Museum’s Curator and others describing resources for genealogy research.  The public is invited … Continue reading

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Free Census Records Collections; Unexpected Inherited Money

Happy Anniversary, Labor Day Member Pat Miller shares information that this Labor Day weekend is the 125th anniversary of the Labor Day Holiday in the United States and the 127th anniversary of its establishment in Canada.  As such, MyHeritage will … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Google Workshop – July 17th, Lane Community College in Florence Mike Allen calls your attention to a free workshop – Get Productive w/Google’s Digital Tools.  Coffee will be served at 8:30 a.m., then the free, livestream workshop, is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Tools for German Research

There were two handouts distributed at this month’s Siuslaw Genealogical Society meeting presentation on Hansen’s Map Guide to German Parish Registers.  These guides are invaluable tools for finding Lutheran or Catholic parish records and are particularly useful since the Siuslaw … Continue reading

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