GGS webinars are now on Zoom!

Webinars

Researching Enslaved People: from Slave Ships to Living Descendants

GGS webinars are now on ZOOM. FREE WEBINAR Event Details 1859 bore witness to the largest single sale of human beings in the United States' history. 440 people were sold over a 3 day period by Pierce Mease Butler to settle his enormous debts. This presentation covers the process in researching the descendants of the […]

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Florida Archives: Using the State Library and Archives of Florida’s “Florida Memory” Website for Genealogy

GGS Webinars are now on ZOOM. FREE WEBINAR Event Details The Florida Memory website provides digital access to select records from the collections of the State Archives of Florida and the special collections of the State Library of Florida. Many of the collections on Florida Memory have significant genealogical value, including some really unusual ones […]

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Tell the Story: Cluster and Neighborhood Research

GGS Webinars are now on ZOOM. FREE WEBINAR Event Details Learn how tax records can help locate individuals, identify neighborhood groupings, and separate individuals from others of the same name. Tax lists were generally taken annually and can help establish ages, residences, relationships, and the year an individual died or left the area. A listing […]

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Sources or Clues? Pitfalls of Using Published Genealogies and Online Trees

GGS Webinars are now on ZOOM. FREE WEBINAR Event Details Is it okay to use published genealogies and online trees in the search for our ancestors? Published genealogies and online trees are abundant, they are found in many places and in many different forms. But what happens when we just copy and use what is […]

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GGS Webinars are now on ZOOM

The Georgia Genealogical Society Inc., is proud to announce that we have the capability of offering educational webinars to our membership and the general public thanks to the support of Zoom.

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 Zoom contract allows 300 participants. Any number can register, but only the first 300 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.