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December 2019

Georgia Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Thursday, December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community!  On Thurs. Dec. 19 at 2:00 PM, we will be at West Cobb Regional. History was made at the 2nd Continental Congress where fifty-six delegates approved and signed a declaration to allow the American colonies to self-govern. We will be discussing the lives of the three men from Georgia who were there at the signing of the Declaration of…

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January 2020

Family History through Your Recipe Book

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! Family recipes can fill us with nostalgia, draw us closer to each other, and help us relive traditions and rituals that have special meaning to us. Every recipe, whether relatively new or passed down through many generations, has a story; who or where it came from, the first time and place that it was prepared, the culture of the…

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Letters From the Past

Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community!  On Thurs. Jan. 16, we will be at West Cobb Regional. Do you have old letters from ancestors or past individuals? Letter writing abounded for centuries before the introduction of modern communication and there are those who still handwrite letters to friends and relatives today. As handwriting styles have changed over time, we will be reviewing how to read…

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February 2020

African-American Genealogy

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community!  On Tues. Feb. 11, we will be at West Cobb Regional. Genealogical research can be difficult, and African American genealogy can be even more challenging, but we in the Georgia Room would like to help you find the answers you need to fill in your family tree. Please join us as we review resources, databases, and tips that may…

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African American Genealogy

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Free

Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! Genealogical research can be difficult, and African American genealogy can be even more challenging, but we in the Georgia Room would like to help you find the answers you need to fill in your family tree. Please join us as we review resources, databases, and tips that may be useful in doing African American genealogy and removing those brick…

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March 2020

Introduction to Online Genealogy

Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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This class will cover the major online genealogy sites such as Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.com, Newspapers.com and Fold3. Learn to navigate each site, how to stay organized, and how to hop between different sites to get the maximum out of online research. Introduction to Online Genealogy will be held in the Community Room at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center and is intended for adults and teens. No registration necessary.  

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Oral Interview Techniques for Genealogy

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community!  On Tues. March 10, we will be at West Cobb Regional. Join us as we talk about Oral Interview Techniques and why they’re important to genealogical research. We’ll talk about what you should ask your parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. as well as how to ask, how to keep it all organized, and what to do with the information…

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Genealogy Databases

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Free

Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community! Have you wanted to research your family history but aren’t sure where to start? Do you have a notable individual rumored to be in your ancestry that you want to confirm? We in the Georgia Room would like to help you begin your research. Please join us as we review some helpful tips and tricks to get started in…

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