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Of Genealogy Interest

Cemetery Visit Pat Carlson shares an article on “Five Photos You Should Take at the Cemetery”.  View this and it may save you from making a second trip!  Read it HERE. 2020 Census Response Rate According to the Census Bureau, … Continue reading

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View U.S. High School Yearbook Pictures (1890 – 1979) MyHeritage is providing free access to their yearbook collection through May 23rd. View the original black and white version or utilize the In Color tool to view photos or the entire yearbooks … Continue reading

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Video Stories

The Little Shoes View a short video from CBC News of how a 100 year old DNA solved the mystery of little shoes from the Titanic.  View this incredible story HERE. Roots Less Traveled A new NBC weekly TV series … Continue reading

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SGS News of Interest

A woman learns her great-Aunt’s remains had not been buried, but stored as an unsolved murder mystery in a laboratory for nearly 60 years. With help from a forensic pathologist and family history researcher, the great-niece was finally able to … Continue reading

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Genealogy Marathon

Genealogy Webinar Marathon  Get ready for a free genealogy 24-hour webinar marathon beginning Thursday, March 12 at 2 p.m. PST, hosted by FamilyTree Webinars.com and MyHeritage.  From advanced Googling to DNA, this event promises to have something for everyone.  View speaker … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Merilee Mulvey shares an article of a Kentucky archeological dig that reveals Civil war soldiers dyed their hair. Photography may have played a role. The Civil War was the first war on U.S. soil to be photographed.  Read about the … Continue reading

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SGS November 20 Meeting

The presentation for this month is a trio of Genealogy Shorts by Mike Allen, Merilee Mulvey and Mary Gill.  They will share discoveries of genealogy research they’ve made through newspapers. Join us and hear their stories! Wednesday, November 20th Siuslaw … Continue reading

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