Category Archives: General

FamilySearch Free Sign-In

Changes to FamilySearch A new sign-in prompt starting December 13th will display for visitors to the FamilySearch site. The site promises a more personalized, greater subscriber experience’. Register for a free account to enjoy records, and many new features, including … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day Parade in Florence

SGS Vice-President Jacquie Beveridge and member Sally Daugherty carried the DAR banner in the recent Veteran’s Day parade. Despite wet conditions, the parade was an enjoyable site to see and honor all who serve, past and present.

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SGS November 15 Meeting – Ancestry Trees

Wednesday’s meeting will feature a presentation by Kevin Mittge on Ancestry Trees.  The lecture will discuss member “trees” on Ancestry.com, including: how to create a tree, how to edit and add information to trees, deciding whether your tree should be … Continue reading

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Family History Seminar – Coos Bay

The 33rd annual Family History Seminar “Finding Uncle Nemo” will be held next  Saturday, November 4th at the Coos Bay Family History Center.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m. with the opening speakers starting at 9:00 a.m.  A free lunch will be provided.  To  view … Continue reading

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SGS Meeting – October 18th

This month’s feature presentation is a video from the Ancestry.com Academy titled: The WPA:  A Good Deal for Genealogists with Paula Stuart Warren.  SGS Member Pat Rongey will also be presenting a Genealogy Short on the latest stone work at Deadwood Cemetery. … Continue reading

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New Records Available on FamilySearch

Marilee Mulvey suggests SGS members may be interested in a recent article from Dick Eastman’s blog announcing new records available on FamilySearch.  Over 1 million images were recently published! View the article HERE. Minutes from the September meeting are available … Continue reading

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Forgotten Famine Era Graves Discovered in Massachusetts

Member Karen Childs shares a fascinating story of one woman’s journey in tracing her husband’s Irish ancestry in New England.  Read the article HERE.

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