Category Archives: Events & Activities

Genealogy Events and Announcements

Several upcoming genealogy workshops and seminars were mentioned during the February monthly meeting.  The following links will help you navigate to obtain more information on each event. Genealogical Forum of Oregon (Milwaukee) March 12 & 13: Discover your Irish roots … Continue reading

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A New Year to Extend Our Family Research Efforts

Finding Your Roots on PBS Member Merilee Mulvey informs us in the “new season of Finding Your Roots, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the ancestral trails of 28 new guests including Senator John McCain, Gloria Steinem, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Neil Patrick … Continue reading

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More on DNA

Still looking for more on DNA in genealogical research? President Kevin Mittge suggests taking a look at a helpful site that provides a ‘list of genealogy educational links and articles’. The list is compiled by Judy Kellar Fox, an Oregon professional genealogist. … Continue reading

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Siuslaw Genealogy Society Nov. 18 Meeting

The topic of Grave Matters: Cemetery Research will be presented by Kevin Mittge at the November 18th meeting.  The presentation is open to the public and will be followed by the monthly SGS business meeting. Siuslaw Public Library, Bromley Room … Continue reading

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SGS October Meeting & Announcements

October Meeting, (10/21) The Wednesday, Oct. 21st meeting will feature member Jim Barrett with a presentation on the Currency of Early American Colonies.  Jim has been a coin collector for many years and will share his knowledge, experience and research. The presentation … Continue reading

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Radio Interview

Kevin Mittge and Pat Rongey were interviewed last week on community radio KXCR 90.7 FM.  Discussing genealogy, the show airs this Friday, June 19 at 11:30 a.m. and again this Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m.  Tune in!

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Siuslaw Genealogy Society News

FREE E-BOOK (until May 11) Wondering what to do with your genealogy research? Member Jacquie Beveridge suggests downloading the free E-book After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research by Thomas MacEntee.  Available HERE. GREEN FAIR EVENT Special thanks to … Continue reading

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