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 …

More World War I Resources to Explore

There is a lot of interest in World War I and its veterans and resources with the onset of WWI’s 100th Anniversary this year. One of the web sites and its links pertaining to WWI resources that we found particularly interesting is from the Genealogy Insider blog by Diane Haddad and the Family Tree Magazine staff. She lists six records …

Easy Steps to Access the Obituary Indexing Project

We hope you are taking advantage of our Obituary Indexing Project. Here are some easy guidelines to help you get started. Open the ccgs.org web site; if you are a member of the society go ahead and log in now. If you are not a member, don’t worry – you can still search the obituary database and see your results …

Today I read all of the material given to me about the World War I activities scheduled for 2017. What a busy bunch of veterans and genealogists! The workshop on March 11 was attended by about 28 persons interested in obtaining more information about their WWI ancestors. Looking ahead, don’t miss the WWI display at the Neva Lomason Library in …

Listen to the Radio . . .

If you missed the radio show (Community Voice on 1330 on your AM dial) on February 28, where Donald Levans, Christian Montcriol, and Bill Maddox talked about the upcoming Carroll County Genealogical Society workshop, “Was your Grandpa a Doughboy?”, you can still hear it (for a limited time) on Gradick Communications website in the Podcast Archives. The workshop, designed to …

Carroll County Genealogical Society Spring Workshop

The Carroll County Genealogical Society will host a Spring Workshop at the Neva Lomason Library on Saturday March 11, 2017 featuring methods for researching your ancestor’s World War I military records. Christian Monteriol will be one of the featured speakers. World War I 100th Anniversary Individual History of Carroll County Soldiers Christian Montcriol is a retired French school teacher who …

Carroll County Genealogical Society Spring Workshop

The Carroll County Genealogical Society will host a Spring Workshop at the Neva Lomason Library on Saturday March 11, 2017 featuring methods for researching your ancestor’s World War I military records. Grandpa Was A Doughboy?? Finding your World War I Ancestor’s Military Records  Neva Lomason Public Library Saturday March 11, 2017 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Dr. Steve Goodson   Christian …