Tuesday, January 24, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. or
Tuesday, January 17 & 31, 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
Heritage Conference Room
Do you have a genealogical "brick wall" you'd like to smash? Are you conducting local history research for a class and need help figuring out where to begin? Did you buy a new house recently want to research its history? Get help solving these and other research quandaries by registering for a Genealogy One-on-One!Registration required.
COGS Program: Railroad Workers Retirement Records
Saturday, January 14, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Emma Davis Hamilton, Georgia Genealogical Society board member, past president of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Metro Atlanta Chapter, and adjunct instructor for the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research will present a lecture on Railroad Workers Retirement Records and Pullman porter records.
Railroad Retirement Board established in 1935 to provide benefits for railroad workers, provide a plethora of information on employees. Most are rich with genealogical details. Presentation will also include information on the Pullman porter records.
Oconee Hill Cemetery's conversion from books to web-based records, a 160-year journey
Saturday, January 21, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Presented by Don Smith.
Oconee Hill Cemetery has digitized its records and created a special web link accessible for free to the public. This presentation will show how to search a grave at Oconee Hill, see the tombstone, view the actual burial plot diagrams and get step-by-step directions to every lot in the cemetery using GIS (Geographical Information System) technology.