Tag Archives: Georgia

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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1940 Census

More state are indexed and searchable by name in Ancestry now! Come in to search for your relatives. Georgia is fully indexed! You can now search for people by name in the 1940 census in the following states: AK, AL, … Continue reading

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The Original Medical College of Georgia

Yesterday a patron gave the Georgia Room a 1983 Raymond P. Baird color pint that the author signed and wrote “The Original Medical College of Georgia.” Raymond P. Baird is a local architect. Please stop by for a look! It … Continue reading

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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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1940 Census Update

Delaware and Nevada are the two states that have been indexed so far on Ancestry. More to come! Come in for help with finding your relatives in the 1940 Census. If you have a good idea of where they lived … Continue reading

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Historic Downtown Augusta Walking Tour

Curious about the old houses and buildings on historic Greene and Telfair Streets? Want to learn about the interesting architectural features that adorn our buildings? Wear your walking shoes and bring your cameras for an hour tour of Downtown Historic … 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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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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A Revolutionary War Adventure

Imagine that you are a prisoner of the British during the Revolutionary War. Your wife and mother-in-law are living in Savannah which is rumored to be under siege by the British. When you are finally released from the POW camp, … 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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