August 8, 2024 at 8pm ET Virtual/GA Genealogical Society

LAND RECORDS: THE CORNERSTONE OF GEORGIA GENEALOGY

We’ll discuss Georgia’s headright system and land lotteries. We’ll talk about how to find out where your ancestors lived, what this can reveal, and other things you can learn about your ancestors from land records—even if they weren’t landowners!

Genealogy presentation How to Become a Family History Detective

Oct 15, 2024 @ 7pm ET

Cherokee County History Museum (Canton, GA)

Become a Family History Detective

As a genealogist, you have more in common with Columbo and Olivia Benson than you ever imagined. Find out just what you can learn about your family once you start thinking like a skeptical detective. Discover the red herrings and “Eureka!” moments that make genealogy so rewarding.