CCGS Annual Picnic

It’s Hot Dog Time! Our annual picnic is set for Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the pavilion adjacent to the firehouse on Northside Drive, Carrollton. We have it reserved from 5:00-8:00 PM so you can come early and visit with others if you like. We usually eat about 6:00 PM. The Society will furnish hot dogs, buns,condiments, paper goods and …

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with David Shuey Appearing as General John Pershing

  DON’T MISS THIS LAST CHANCE TO ACTUALLY “TOUCH HISTORY” — Saturday May 26 at Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park — 10:30 am Guest Speaker – David Shuey (History Teller Productions, Newville, PA) appearing as General Pershing will be returning “by popular demand”. This year he will deliver a speech about the ending of the Great War Nov. 11, 1918. …

Ledger Books – A Good Genealogy Resource

The Spring 2018 issue of the Carroll County Genealogical Society Quarterly has either been delivered to your mail box or sent to your e-mail address and posted to our web site at ccgsga.org. If your membership dues are not up-to-date, you won’t be able to access it through our web site. This issue continues with the 1884 Merchant’s Ledger, Z. …

CCGS participates in live Podcast on WLBB Radio

Take a few minutes to listen to the live podcast that was on WLBB Radio on Tuesday, February 27th with Don Levans, Sam Pyle, Bill Maddox, and Lori Wilson of WLBB Radio.  Also, on the Podcast was Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt, DNA Specialist, who will be presenting a DNA genealogical workshop on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the …

Spring Genealogy Workshop

Spring Genealogy Workshop Saturday, March 3, 2018  10 a.m. – 12 noon NEVA LOMASON LIBRARY Hands-on DNA Training (Using ancestry.com) Presented by Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt Sponsored by Carroll County Genealogical Society Be sure to bring your laptops Please register by calling Bill Maddox 770-832-6442 or email your name and phone number to ccgsga76@gmail.com — IT’S FREE!!! This is the third time Yvonne has …

Carroll County Genealogical Society Quarterly Meeting

The Carroll County Genealogical Society kicks off the new year on Thursday, January 25th with Carroll County resident, Curtis Spivey, sharing a history of the Francis Shackelford family. Curtis will walk us through how Francis Shackelford decides on a land lot in the county and builds his home. The school teacher’s son builds a school and church, later leaves to …

CCGS MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE DUE!!!!

It’s that time of year when you often hear “Only so many days until . . .” Well, it’s only 25 days until your membership expires (unless you have already renewed). All society memberships expire on December 31, and we need your renewal before then so we can keep our roster active. Dues remain at $25 per year for either …

CCGS Membership Dues & Christmas Party

Two fun things are coming up for Carroll County Genealogical Society members. First, it’s time to get out the check book or contact PayPal and renew your membership. Dues for 2018 are due by December 31. Okay, so maybe that idea wasn’t really fun. But the other thing is. The Society’s Christmas Luncheon/Party will be held on December 2, 2017, …

Gems in our Quarterly Journals

Where Did your Ancestor Live in Carroll County? Sometimes it is not enough to know that your ancestor lived in Carroll County. It would be helpful to know where in the county he or she lived. The census records tell us where they lived at ten-year intervals, but what about those years in between? Merchant’s Ledgers and other record books …