Do You Need Help with Your Library Research?

A CCGS volunteer will be available during the month of February 2024 on the first Wednesday (February 7th) from 9:30am – 12:00pm, and on the third Wednesday (February 21st) from 1:00pm – 3:30pm.

HONOR YOUR CARROLL COUNTY VETERAN

Genealogists are often very aware of the veterans in their ancestry and of their sacrifice to our country. If your veteran(s) lived in Carroll County, you may want to honor them by purchasing an engraved memorial plaque to be placed in the beautiful Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park, located at 1050 Newnan Road, Carrollton, GA. Plaques are still for sale …

UPCOMING MEETING DATES FOR 2024

Due to technical difficulties, our online calendar is currently showing as not available when you click on the “Upcoming Events” link. We are working to resolve the issue, but in the meantime, you can add these dates to your calendar: CCGS Society Meeting Dates: (4th Thursdays Quarterly) Thursday, January 25, 2024 Thursday, April 25, 2024 Thursday, July 25, 2024 Thursday, …

PRESENTATION NOTES & MYSTERY PHOTO

Many of our Carroll County Genealogical Society meetings include so much valuable research information, that it’s nearly impossible to write it all down while listening to the interesting presentations. To meet this need, we often offer handouts at the meetings and later post them to our website. Many useful website links are also listed in the presentation notes. Click on …

RESOURCE DONATIONS WELCOMED

Are you in the process of downsizing a home or your personal library? Do you have old yearbooks or family history materials that you no longer want to keep? Don’t toss them! Consider donating these items to the History Room at the Neva Lomason Public Library, which the CCGS helps to maintain. Yearbooks are an excellent research resource and are …

CARROLL COUNTY CEMETERY BOOK, VOLUME 1 – Now on Sale!

A two-year project undertaken by members of the Carroll County Genealogy Society resulted in the two-volume Carroll County, Georgia Cemeteries editions. (Volume 1 was copyrighted in 2005, with Volume 2 following in 2006.) Currently, the copies of Volume 2, Eastern Section have all been sold, but copies of Volume 1 are now on sale for only $15.00. Volume 1 includes …

NEVA LOMASON LIBRARY RESOURCES

The Special Collections Room at the Neva Lomason Library was originally the home for all resource materials belonging to the Carroll County Genealogical Society.  During the recent remodeling of the library, those materials were moved off campus but are now back home in the Neva Lomason Library’s new History Room, which is located near the circulation desk. Here you will …

LEDGER BOOKS – A GOOD GENEALOGY RESOURCE

The 1884 Merchant’s Ledger, Z. L. Levans’ Ledger of the Center Point Store, and the Justice Docket of the 1880s are all important because of the dates — they each lead up to the missing 1890 U.S. Census records. All of the people mentioned in these ledgers lived in or around Carroll County. Their purchases tell a lot about their …

CCGS PARTICIPATES IN LIVE PODCAST ON WLBB RADIO

Take a few minutes to listen to the live podcast that was on WLBB Radio with CCGS members Don Levans, Sam Pyle, Bill Maddox, and Lori Wilson of WLBB Radio.  Also, on the Podcast was Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt, DNA Specialist, who later presented a DNA genealogical workshop at the NEVA Lomason Library for the Carroll County Genealogical Society.  (Air date: …

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 …