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 …

About That Native American Grandmother

Don’t Miss the July 27th Meeting about Native American Ancestry Thursday evening July 27, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. the Carroll County Genealogical Society welcomes Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt, a Certified Genealogist, who will speak on Native American Ancestry. The meeting will be held at Neva Lomason Library in Carrollton. Stories of Cherokee ancestry are common among families whose ancestors were established …

CCGS Summer 2017 Quarterly

The Summer 2017 edition of the quarterly will soon be in your mail box. Our quarterlies throughout the years have been chocked full of interesting tidbits about Carroll County. In this quarterly, the Carroll County Times newspaper abstracts and the 1884 Merchant’s Ledger abstracts tell you what’s going in life around Carroll County. The merchant’s ledger especially records who was …

World War I Display at Neva Lomason Library

The Carroll County Genealogical Society recently placed a super World War I display at the Neva Lomason Library in Carrollton, Georgia honoring the local young men from Carroll County who serviced during the war. If you are in the area you should stop by the library and take a look at the many items on display. An American flag bearing …