Category Archives: General

April 18th SGS Meeting

The April meeting will feature an open discussion of the recent DNA seminar.  This will provide an ideal opportunity to share what we learned,  ask questions, and discuss possible future speakers or events.   April 18, 2018 Siuslaw Public Library … Continue reading

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Links from Speaker Presentations

The  speakers at the March 21 SGS meeting provided great presentations for recording family history with video and audio.  The resources they utilized and recommend are:   Record Your Family History – Before it Dies Out FamilySearch: Creating a Personal … Continue reading

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SGS Webinar Presentation

Special thanks to Merilee Mulvey and the New England Historic Genealogical Society for providing screenshots of last week’s webinar on City and Rural Directories.  View it HERE. 

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Of Genealogy Interest

Family Photo Discovered on EBay An incredible revelation from Dick Eastman’s Genealogy blog – You Never Know What You Will Find on eBay!  Read the full story HERE. Member Jo Ann Garlington shares another link from Dick Eastman’s blog – ‘Sweet Home … Continue reading

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Finding Family Search Unindexed Records

SGS member Debby Wright shares a link to a video on how to “Find Elusive Records” on FamilySearch.org.  The presentation demonstrates how to discover the unindexed records you may be searching for.  View the it HERE. Members Comment on the Living … Continue reading

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Of Genealogical Interest

Vice President Jacquie Beveridge shares news of a free webinar on Wednesday, 2/21 at 6 p.m. The Southern California Genealogical Society’s presentation features Thomas MacEntee on ‘Navigating the Seven C’s of Genealogy’.  Register HERE. The Presentation: “Do genealogy “resolutions” really work? … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

SGS member Merilee Mulvey shares a fascinating story from London of an abandoned baby in a box and the role of DNA test results to provide answers.  Read the story HERE. SGS President Mike Allen discovered a resource for those exploring … Continue reading

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