OR-ROOTS is a list for discussion of research and writing about Oregon genealogy and family history. It is an online forum where genealogists can share the results of research, assist newcomers to the field, ask about resources, debate issues, raise questions and learn about current events in the field.
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OR-ROOTS is a list for discussion of research and writing about Oregon genealogy and family history. OR-ROOTS is an electronic forum where genealogists can share the results of research, assist newcomers to the field, inquire about the location of resources, debate issues, raise questions, and learn about current events in the field.
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