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October 6 - Morrow, Georgia

Georgia Archives hosting 6th Annual Archives and Genealogy Day

The Oct. 6 event is offering two tracks: Track 1 and Track 2. Track 1 is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Track 2 is from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Archives and Genealogy Day is a free event sponsored by the Georgia Archives and Friends of Georgia Archives and History.

Track 1, Beginning Basics of Genealogy by Laura W. Carter, focuses on the basics of genealogy and using resources such as census records, proper source citations, document analysis and evaluation, and pedigree charts and family group sheets. Prior registration for Track 1 is required. To register, go to [] and complete the form. Space is limited so those who must cancel are asked to notify Caroline Cromwell by calling 678-364-3796 or emailing ude.gsu|lleworC.eniloraC#ude.gsu|lleworC.eniloraC.

Track 2 does not require registration and offers several sessions.

Genealogy Research Trip Planning: How to get the most out of your visit to the old hometown by Donna Weathers, Certified Genealogist will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

DNA Testing Done: Now What? How to Make the Most of DNA by Kenneth H. Thomas Jr., moderator of the Georgia Professional Genealogists and a genealogy columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution will be held from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Saving Your History by Sharing Your Story by Daniel Horowitz Garcia, Regional Manager of StoryCorps and an oral historian will be from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

The final session in Track 2 will be Panel discussion, Resources and Methodology with panel members Kenneth H. Thomas Jr., Emma Davis Hamilton, Joanne Smalley and Barbara Stock from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Kenneth H. Thomas Jr., is the moderator of the Georgia Professional Genealogists and a genealogy columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Emma Davis Hamilton is the Membership Director of the Georgia Genealogical Society, and a Past President of the Afro-American History and Genealogical Society, Atlanta Chapter. Joanne Smalley is a retired Archivist and Professional Genealogist. Barbara Stock is a Certified Genealogist.

The panel will accept questions in advance on research techniques and resources.

To submit a question, visit and select Track 2 Panel Discussion when prompted, or submit your question when you register at the event.

The Friends of Georgia Archives and History is sponsoring the morning and afternoon break. Lunch is available for a donation.

The Georgia Archives is a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and identifies, collects, manages, preserves, provides access to, and publicizes records and information of Georgia and its people and assists state and local government agencies with their records management. This work is done within the framework of the USG’s mission to create a more highly educated Georgia.

Sunday, 21 July – Friday, 26 July 2019 | Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR)

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel in Athens, Georgia

The 2019 Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), sponsored by the Georgia Genealogical Society, offers thirteen courses for various levels of instruction, from basic skills to advanced methodology and evidence analysis. Topics range from resources for specific geographic locations to in-depth skill development on specific subjects. Week-long courses are taught by premier genealogy educators who are leading researchers and scholars in the field.

IGHR 2019 registration begins Saturday, 2 March 2019 and ends Monday, 1 July 2019
Early Bird Registration: Saturday, 2 March - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Course One
Methods & Sources
coordinator Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL

Course Two
Intermediate Genealogy & Historical Studies
coordinator Angela Packer McGhie, CG

Course Three
Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis
coordinator Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Course Four
Writing & Publishing for Genealogists
coordinator Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA

Course Five
Genetics for Genealogists: Beginning DNA
coordinator Patricia Lee Hobbs, CG

Course Six
Military Records 2
coordinator Michael L. Strauss, AG

Course Seven
Tracing Your English Ancestors
coordinator Paul Milner, MDiv, FUGA

Course Eight
Land Records: Using Maps
coordinator Melinda Kashuba, PhD

Course Nine
Research in the South: Colonial States
coordinator J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Course Ten
Building an African American Research Toolbox
coordinator Timothy Pinnick, BS

Course Eleven
Virginia’s Land and Military Conflicts
coordinator Victor S. Dunn, CG

Course Twelve
DNA as Genealogical Evidence (Advanced)
coordinator Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD

Course Thirteen
The Five Civilized Tribes
coordinator Anita Finger-Smith

This Calendar is sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

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