Tag Archives: genealogy

Intermediate Genealogy

For anyone who is using Ancestry to trace their genealogy and doesn’t quite know what the next step is, we have a class for you! Learn about the resources available at the Georgia Heritage Room in our Intermediate Genealogy program … Continue reading

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Washington, DC, and the 1940 Census

Washington, DC, has been indexed in the 1940 Federal Census in Ancestry! It joins Delaware and Nevada. Whoo hoo!

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New Books!

We have some new books in the Georgia Room this week. Columbus, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings (Weekly Sun) Volume 1, 1859-1860 by Elizabeth Evans Kilbourne Confederate Women by Bell Irvin Wiley Annals of Newberry in Two Parts by John Belton O’Neall … Continue reading

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Open Forum on Genealogy

We are thinking about holding an informal genealogy meeting, an Open Forum on Genealogy, where people who have a genealogy question or problem can discuss it with others who might have ideas about how to solve it. If you are interested in something like this, … Continue reading

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National Genealogical Society Conference

Last week I attended the National Genealogical Society annual conference which was held in Charleston, SC. The conference consists of 4 days of workshops and lectures and is held in a different city each year. Next year it will be in Cincinatti. There were so … Continue reading

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Book Bonanza!

Sixteen new genealogy books have arrived in the Georgia Room today: Evans Book of Dodge County, Georgia Dodge County, Georgia Marriage Records, 1871-1966 Irwin County, Georgia Marriage Records, 1820-1928 Pulaski County, Georgia Marriage Records, 1808-1956 Pulaski County Newspaper Clippings, Volume … Continue reading

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Lincoln County Lost

Introducing a new book from the Georgia Department of Transportation: Lincoln County Lost: Lincoln County before the Dam by Sharman Southall. For those new to this area, once upon a time Strom Thurmond Lake, which is an artificial reservoir, didn’t exist. Clark’s Hill Dam was built between … Continue reading

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Armchair Genealogy

We will have a genealogy program on March 24 at 2:00 in the third floor computer classroom called “Armchair Genealogy.” It will be an introduction to genealogy websites that you can access from your home computer and how to find … Continue reading

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Write It Down!

We had a good class last Saturday for non-genealogists. The class was about the importance of older members of a family writing down the things that they know for their children,  grandchildren and future generations. All too often that information is lost. I hope that each of you … Continue reading

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New Edgefield County Book

Slave Records of Edgefield County, South Carolina by Gloria Ramsey Lucas arrived in the Georgia Room today. Gloria is a local author who spent 6 year compiling this information. It is an invaluable resource for African Americans who are searching for their Edgefield … Continue reading

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