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October 2021

Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society (Albany, GA)

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Doughterty County Public Library, 2507 Dawson Rd
Albany, GA 31707
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How Not to do Genealogy: a look at common mistakes beginners (and some experienced) make in conducting their research. I often tell people I earned a Ph. D. in D-U-M-B (I stole that line from Dave Ramsey).  I made so many dumb mistakes when I started doing my own genealogy over 30 years ago.  As a professional researcher and teacher, I see even more mistakes.  Since people learn from their mistakes and truly smart people save time and frustration by…

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Gilmer County Genealogical Society (Jasper, GA)

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-4
Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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I will be presenting to the Gilmer County Genealogical Society's monthly meeting on 16 October 2021. My topic is, "Using DNA as a Tool in Your Genealogy Research." So many people are either afraid of DNA testing or think they need to understand the science behind it before they can really use it, you will learn how to use it without having to understand the science behind. Others just want to see what the ethnicity is and you might learn…

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COL Ebenezer Folson, NS Daughters of the American Revolution (Valdosta, GA)

October 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4

I have the privilege to speak to the Colonel Folsom Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Valdosta, Georgia. We will look at, “Tips and Tricks to improve your research Easier way to understand DNA .” So many people are either afraid of DNA testing or think they cannot use because it is too complicated. We will look at why it is actually quite easy to begin using and why you should not be afraid of…

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The Blue and Gray Museum (Fitzgerald, GA)

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4

Mark your calendar for this event at The Blue and Gray Museum on Saturday, 23 October 2021. Specific time to be determined. Tying History to your Research  Do you know how to interpret your findings on an ancestor in light of history?  Are you looking at what was happing in the area, the country, and the world for the time period being researched?  How often do we hear that a family emigrated from Ireland in the 1830s due to the…

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November 2021

Legacy Family Tree Webinar: The Two Georgias (Virtual)

November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-4

Larry will be one again be joining Legacy Family Tree Webinars for a session on The Two Colonial Georgias. For more information check out this and other presentations available at https://familytreewebinars.com/ Two Colonial Georgias: Understanding History Helps Find Records: Most people know Georgia was originally a Trusteeship; but what did that mean? Understanding a state’s pre-statehood government will help you locate & understand records. This 1-hour presentation will explain the two distinct government entities that controlled Georgia before the American…

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