Category Archives: General

DNA Speaker, Summer Test Kit Deals

Guest speaker Linda Forrest presented a highly informative visual display and discussion on Autosomal DNA at the July SGS meeting.  The program was well attended and followed with a lengthy question and answer period.  An audio recording of her presentation … Continue reading

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Of Interest to Genealogist

Amelia Earhart – The Lost Evidence Member Marilee Mulvey informs us the History Channel will be airing on Sunday (July 9th), a special feature on new findings of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.  See a preview HERE.  NBC News has also posted … Continue reading

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

At Wednesday night’s SGS meeting presentation, Kevin Mittge mentioned the online Sanborn Fire Insurance maps which provides a wealth of information, accessible with a searchable database (by state and city).  Member Merilee Mulvey shares a link to a recent article … Continue reading

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SGS June Meeting, Member Updates + More

Siuslaw Genealogical Society Meeting June 21, 2017 7:00 p.m. Featured Presentation: Internet Sites, Kevin Mittge (Presentation followed by Member Business Meeting) DNA – Different Family Results? Mike Allen’s daughter just received her DNA results. He reports a surprise when comparing … Continue reading

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Photos Looking for a Home

As a f0llow up to his recent mystery photo presentation, SGS member Mike Allen shares a story about photos looking for a home.  Read the story HERE.

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DNA Test Kit Sales

 National DNA Day is Tuesday, April 25th. Take advantage of savings on test kit sales.  Read more HERE. ________________

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Fourth Great Grandfather

SGS member Sally Daugherty on her banished kin: Asher (or I Became Grandpa) I had planned to put him on display Antiseptic_ like in a pickle jar As family history came out to play, then a new concern I could … Continue reading

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