Oregon Genealogical Society

The OGS FamilySearch Affiliate Library is open.
The Oregon Genealogical Society is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. You can access online records that are not available from home at our library on one of our patron computers or bring your laptop to the library. Most of the records that have a camera icon with the key above are accessible at the OGS Library.
 
 
Come Celebrate Our 60th Anniversary!
September 24, 2022, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
OGS Annex, 965 Oak Alley
We'll have displays, cake, punch, and door prizes!
 
All the details are on our calendar.
 
Fall Seminar - Irish Research
October 29, 2022
Our Fall Seminar will be on Irish Research with speaker David Rencher. Details to be posted soon.

 
UPCOMING CLASSES on ZOOM (see the calendar for details)
Preregistration is required for ALL classes. Watch for details on attending classes in person. The $ symbol indicates there is a charge for that class.

Sep. 10     City Directories 10:00 am – 12:00 pm  $
Sep. 17     Intro to Ancestry.com 1:00 – 3:00 pm  $
Oct.   8     Researching in Oregon 10:00 am – 12:00 pm  $
Oct. 15     Periodicals: An Amazing Genealogical Resource 10 am – 12 pm  $
 
October is National Family History Month - Join us for the following FREE classes
Registration is required to attend the free classes.
 
Oct.   2     Intro to FamilySearch  2:00 – 3:00 pm 
Oct.   4     Beginning Genealogy  10:00 – 11:00 am
Oct.   5     Get Started with DNA Testing 10:00 – 11:00 am
Oct. 12     FamilySearch Wiki  2:00 – 3:00 pm
Oct. 17     Intro to Fold3.com  12:00 – 1:00 pm 
Oct. 20     DNA and Documents Reveal an Unknown Father: A Case Study  10-11 am 
Oct. 27     Intro to MyHeritage.com  10:00-11:00 am 
 

LUNCH & LEARN - no meeting in September. 

 
The Oregon Genealogical Society is also on Facebook.
Click on the blue square (the ) at the bottom of this page to go directly to our Facebook page and follow us there as well.
 
OGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit so your donations are tax-deductible.
 

UPCOMING
EVENTS
October 2
Intro to FamilySearch - Free Family History Month Class
  There is more to FamilySearch.org than their online family tree. This class will cover the different search methods available ...
October 4
Beginning Genealogy - Free Family History Month Class
  Description coming soon.   Instructor: Linda Aubrey   Register in advance for this class.
October 5
Get Started with DNA Testing - Free Family History Month Class
  Have you been thinking about taking a DNA test, but not sure about which company to use or what ...
October 8
Researching in Oregon Class
  Oregon became a state on February 14, 1859. A brief history of the history and formation of the state ...
October 12
FamilySearch Wiki - Free Family History Month Class
  One of the first steps in genealogy research is learning about the locations where your ancestors lived, the records ...
October 15
Periodicals: An Amazing Genealogical Resource
  Comprehensive searching is the key to success with your genealogical research. And if you’re not researching in periodicals, you ...
October 17
Introduction to Fold3.com - Free Family History Month Class
  Ancestry’s Fold3 website offers more than just military records and not all of them require a subscription for access. ...
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