Webinars

Upcoming Events

Why Video for Genealogy?

FREE WEBINAR Event Details Participants will learn how video engages viewers and brings family history to life. A short video about an ancestor’s story can help share genealogy research with family members who may not be “genealogically inclined.” Topics covered include: how to quickly brainstorm ancestor story ideas, storyboarding a video using available images, sources […]

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Find Genealogical Gems in Your Genes with GEDmatch

FREE WEBINAR Event Details Learn how to navigate and manipulate the world's most popular third-party genetic genealogy toolbox to answer your genealogical questions. From real world cases, discover how to master GEDmatch's utilities to find and analyze evidence in your DNA, construct and test hypotheses, demolish brick walls, and extend your family tree. About our […]

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Newspapers for Genealogical Research

FREE WEBINAR Event Details Discover the wide array of information about your ancestors that can be found in newspapers, and learn the best search strategies for finding and searching historic newspapers through a number of free and subscription-based websites. About our Speaker Melissa A. Johnson, CG® is a New Jersey-based professional genealogist specializing in genealogical […]

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Say Amen: Going to Church with the Master- Finding the Mother Church

FREE WEBINAR Event Details Inside the walls of the pre-Civil War churches, you will find enslaved individuals praying in the gallery of the church. They were invisible to the parishioners but they were recorded by the Church alongside their masters. About our Speaker Char McCargo Bah is the CEO/Owner of FindingThingsforU, LLC. She has been […]

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Burned County Research Methodology

FREE WEBINAR Event Details Lecture discusses the effective use of surviving county records and then focuses on Federal and state records that provide genealogical information such as military, pensions, Southern Claims, Serial Set and state land grants that help fill in research gaps. Non-Government sources such as church records, manuscripts, cemetery records and local histories […]

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The Georgia Genealogical Society Inc., is proud to announce that we have the capability for offering monthly Webinars to our membership and the general public thanks to the support of TechSoup and Citrix, Inc. GGS uses the GoToWebinar/Meeting software from Citrix.

Unless otherwise noted, webinars begin at 8:00 pm ET.

When possible, archived recordings and handouts for the webinars are (will be) available for Members Only.

Please note: The current GoToWebinar contract allows 500 participants. Any number can register, but only the first 500 people that sign in at the time of the live event will be able to participate. The handout for the current webinar is now on the Control Panel available to participants once signed in for the webinar. You may sign in as early as 30 minutes before the event. The broadcast will not be repeated. However, the broadcast will generally be recorded and GGS members will be able to view the recording.

Past Webinars

Click the button below for a comprehensive list of past webinars and handouts, available to members only.