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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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Halloween Costumes, Witches and Story

From the History.com site, Merilee Mulvey shares a post (with pictures) on the best costumes inspired by history. View it HERE. With many of her family members from Massachusetts, Sally Daugherty discovered an article from the History of Massachusetts site, which … Continue reading

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Genealogy Articles and Tips

Ancestry.com Associations Debbie Wright recently saw a YouTube video on how to attach a non-relative to an Ancestry.com page.  The idea is that these FAN club people (friends, associates and neighbors), or “cluster genealogy” may prove helpful in discovering additional information … Continue reading

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AncestryHealth

Ancestry has released AncestryHealth, their new service is “designed to help customers determine whether they have predispositions for certain diseases and disorders”. AncestryHealth Core aims to provide health and wellness reports based on your DNA samples. The Core service is … Continue reading

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