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Genealogy News

GEDMatch.com – Opt-in or Not? GEDMatch has instituted a change of policy regarding use by law enforcement of their site.  The change is a result of the recent use of genetic genealogy to solve (or provide leads to solving) cases … Continue reading

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Of Genealogical Interest

Member Karen Childs informs us of the soon to be merge of two American Revolutionary libraries.  The David Library of Washington Crossing, PA houses 10,000 microfilm reels and about 1 million documents related to the American Revolution.  At year’s end, … Continue reading

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May 15 Meeting – Purple Heart Presentation

Siuslaw Genealogical Society Meeting May 15th, 7:00 p.m. Siuslaw Library, Bromley Room Public is invited!! This month’s program features a presentation by SGS members Merilee Mulvey and Mary Gill on the history and notable recipients of the Purple Heart medal. … Continue reading

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Lineage Society Resources

The presentation (4/17) by Jacquie Beveridge on Lineage Societies was an informative one, revealing many new resources to utilize for our research. There was good participation by those present, and an interest for resource links.  As such, Jacquie has made … Continue reading

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SGS April 17th Meeting

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Bromley Room 7:00 p.m. Public is invited! The featured presentation will be on Lineage Societies by Jacquie Beveridge.  A refreshment break will follow the presentation prior to a members’ business meeting.

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Lineage Societies, DNA Evidence, New Facebook Tool

LINEAGE SOCIETIES Vice President Jacquie Beverage will inform us about lineage societies and how to join one (or more) at the next SGS meeting on April 17th.  The categories of lineage societies include Military, Pioneer and First Families, and Occupational … Continue reading

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In the News

Another Look at Ancestry.com’s ThruLines Roberta Estes ‘dissects’ Ancestry’s new feature to shed some light on: “What does ThruLines Do?”, and “How Is It Suppose To Help Us”. View the article from her DNAeXplained site HERE. Lost Photos Mystery Solved Member … Continue reading

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