Category Archives: General

DNA Stories

Mike Allen shares a heartfelt DNA success story of a woman reunited with her mother 80 years after being told her mother died while giving birth to her.  Read the full story HERE. This story, from Dick Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter … Continue reading

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Reuniting Migrant Families at the Border

Mike Allen shares an article of DNA testing companies offering to assist in reuniting migrant parents and their children separated at the borders through DNA testing.  Read more HERE. ________________ SUMMER PICNIC August 15th, 4PM Details HERE Send us your … Continue reading

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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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