Ga Gen Society- Jan 20, 8:00 p.m. free webinar

 Wednesday,  January 20th, 8:00 p.m., The Georgia Genealogical Society features the free webinar:

HistoryGeo.com: Unlocking the Past with Original and Early Landowner Maps- presented by Greg Boyd

Genealogists learn that many families cannot be found in census records and that many women get referred to only by their married name. They know that solving  mysteries means gathering clues and analyzing those clues until patterns appear and often, miraculously, discoveries are made. A favorite technique used by many is to analyze the friends, neighbors and associates of the research subject.

HistoryGeo.com makes this an easy task. It lays out, in a single-map, 12.5 million original U.S. landowners among 30 states. Frontier neighborhoods are mapped out for your immediate inspection and if your people are found in the areas HistoryGeo has mapped, you are off to the races. In this session, Greg will show both how to use the tool s that HistoryGeo offers and specifically how he has made multiple discoveries in his own research that would not have been feasibly possible any other way.

Registration is required- for more information and to register:

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Reminder- Our Genealogy Group meeting Jan.10

cropped-cliparti1-clipart-tree1.jpgHave an interesting Sunday afternoon by joining this active group  at 3:00 p.m. for their first meeting of 2016.  The group is excited to have hands-on workshops planned for  meetings this year. You can read more about their Genealogy Do-Over project for 2016 here.

There is no time like to present to get started organizing that pile of genealogy research!

Our Genealogy Group (OGG) meets at Clayton State University Library, Morrow, Georgia

OGG meets the first Sunday of every month (unless it is a holiday weekend – then the second Sunday) at Clayton State University in the University Center room 265.

OGG starts at 3pm and ends around 5pm. If you are 16 or older, new to genealogy or an expert, you are welcome to attend.

Park in the “G” area and walk to the University Center “14” on the map.

More information

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