DISCOVER YOUR ROOTS – A Free Family History Research Seminar

About ‘Discover Your Roots’

Local congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, along with the Fayette County NAACP, will present “Discover Your Roots – A Free Family History Research Seminar” on Saturday, February 16, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Peachtree City LDS meetinghouse (101 S. Peachtree Parkway). On-site registration begins at 9:30 a.m.

The event includes workshops and free genealogical assistance and is open to the public. Break-out sessions will cover topics such as DNA and family history, organizing your research, what to do when you hit a research ‘brick wall,’ and using FamilySearch.org. Experienced genealogists will be available to assist participants, including some experienced in African American genealogy.

Participants are encouraged to bring a tablet or laptop for their personal use, as well as a pre-filled pedigree chart (a blank pedigree chart can be downloaded here). There will also be a limited number of computers available at the facility.

A complimentary light lunch will be served midday. Late afternoon sessions include Fayette County African American History with local experts Donna McCox, Thomas Dorsey, and Derryll Anderson, and Fayette County – History and Hearsay.

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DISCOVER YOUR ROOTS

A Free Family History Research Seminar


Saturday, February 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

101 S. Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City, GA 30269

A complimentary light lunch will be served.

On-site registration begins at 9:30 a.m.

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Complete List of Workshops:

  • DNA, genealogy and family history
  • Organizing your family history research
  • How to get around research brick walls – especially in African American family research
  • Using Family Search (see FamilySearch.org)
  • Fayette County history
  • African American history in Fayette County

What to bring with you:

  • A personal tablet/laptop for your own use (we will also have a limited number of computers available at the facility)
  • Your pre-filled pedigree chart (download a blank pedigree chart here)

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