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SGS News

Family Tree Maker Tip SGS library researcher Pat Rongey suggests changing the Index sort to obtain the results you’re looking for in Family Tree searches. By default, the index displays people in your tree sorted by Family, then Given Name.  To … Continue reading

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DNA Project, 2020 Census News

All of Us Initiative Member Brenda Gilmer shares a link to a National Institutes of Health project that ‘hopes to give more accurate data about the overall population and fix a long-time discrepancy that has real health impacts”.  Read the … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Member Kevin Mittge shares: “The announcement that the Golden State Killer was possibly identified through the use of genealogical DNA databases have people thrilled but also unsettled about the legal, ethical, and moral issues involved.  The Legal Genealogist, Judy Russell, … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Mike Allen shares a link on how DNA from an old murder case was matched first to relatives of the murderer, then to the murderer himself.  Read the full story HERE. Upcoming Genealogy Classes:  Kevin Mittge will be teaching two … Continue reading

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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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