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Genealogy Workshop - 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, 10:00AM
     Bring 3 relatives names born between 1899 & 1929, their date and place of birth, and let's get started.
     We'll look at Census reports and FindaGrave to gather more family members, and start building your tree!

     Where: Mocha Moe's Coffee Shop
     Clearwater Shopping Center (Krogers), 7380 Spout Springs Road (corner of Friendship Rd)
     Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542

         Free WIFI, so bring your computer if you have one.

Where did YOU come from?


How will you answer that question from your grandchildren?

What information will future descendants find?

Learn and Tell Your Family Story.
It's fascinating and fun!

Family Tree and Genealogy Research History:
Legacy 8 - Family Tree      Last Website Update January 2016
Gallagher Family Tree Directory
Gallagher Family Tree v2 2009 (VISIO html - IE only)
isModeler Family Tree v1 2001

You Tube Introductions & Training


Genealogy 101 - the Basics with Ancestry.com

This 10 minute video is designed to drive a discussion around the basic genealogy, or Family Tree information, research, reporting and concepts. It utilizes the Ancestry.com Family Tree software in the Cloud, as a reference to demonstrate the various concepts and data sets associated with the topic. This will be one of many discussion presentations covering concepts, software, research and guidance in the Genealogy space.

Genealogy 102 - the Basics with Legacy 8.0

This 14 minute video is designed to drive a discussion around the basic genealogy, or Family Tree information, research, reporting and concepts. It utilizes the Legacy 8.0 Family Tree software package from Millennia as a reference to demonstrate the various concepts and data sets associated with the topic. This is a $60 software package that runs on your computer and utilizes the GEDCOM standard database architecture. This means it can be integrated with, an share data from all of the major Genealogy websites. It supports family diagrams, photograph storage, source documentation and internet research. It also includes the ability to generate your own web sites to upload to your Ineternet Service Provider (ISP). This will be one of many discussion presentations covering concepts, software, research and guidance in the Genealogy space.

Genealogy 201 - the 1910 US Census

This 13 slide PowerPoint Presentation is designed and configured to serve as a discussion and training document on the US Census reporting process, impact, data and value for genealogical research. It covers the complete data set of the 1910 Census, with mention of other fields from other years. It points out the challenges associated with using and understanding this document, and the information contained therein. It also covers a multi-decade analysis, reconiliation and review suggestions. See the "Family Search.org & the 1920 US Census" video for how to locate the US Census on-line. This presentation is best viewed through a computer and concurrent projector configuration, in the Slide Show mode, so the transitions, talking points and tips are visible for discussion. In the Slide Show tab, select the Use Prsenter View, an then "From Beginning".


FindaGrave.com

This 7 minute video covers the use of the FindaGrave.com website and database, an excellent resource for Genealogy research. It is also a great platform for telling the family story to future generations. This publicly managed site enables anyone to add missing records or request updates and corrections to individual gravesite information. Every record should be owned and managed by a family member interested in the research and recording of the individual, family unit and family thread stories. Look for your great, great grandmother and see if her story is here. If not, itís waiting on you!


Family Search.org & the 1910 US Census

This 20 minute video demonstrates the use of Family Search.org, a free site, to easily find your family history information. After finding the desired 1910 US Census, we'll examine the Census information form in detail, and provide some guidance and tips on how to use this tool and data source. What is it, where to find it, how to use it, and what can we learn from it. These are the questions we'll address. The "Geneaology 201 - the 1910 US Census" PowerPoint covers the same census form, excludes the on-line Family Search.org section, but includes some multi-census analyitical, reconciliation and review suggestions not covered in this YouTube video.


Next Up: Wiki Tree

Another site that provides the ability to add you family tree for free. This one is unique, in that it can optionally incorporate your tree into a global, single tree view. As you add ancestors to your tree, it will present potential records already on file for the person. A great way to find other family members working on the same tree.