We meet at Clayton State University Library

We meet every other month starting in February, at Clayton State University in the University Center room 265.
We start at 3pm and end around 5pm. Everyone age 16 or older is welcome, from beginners to experts.

Park in the "G" area and walk to the University Center "12" on the map. Go to the entrance on the East Side. Once inside, look for our classroom across from the entrance to the Library.



November 7 2010 Meeting

TREE STUMPS! The following questions are "stumps" that other group members are having. We will be putting our minds together to root the problem out! We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any resources that would be helpful to the stumped, please bring them to the next meeting.

Please print out these questions at home.
Leave yourself room between the questions for your thoughts and Nov. 7 meeting notes.
Please bring your suggestions to our CSU meeting, L200, November 7, 2010, 3-5p.m.
Each question will be discussed in order for 6 minutes. These topics may lead into future meetings or contacts with individuals for future assistance.
1.Please suggest your favorite website for surname research.
2.Is a printed copy of the digital Federal Census considered direct evidence?
3.How/where do I begin researching Native Americans?
4.Where do I begin looking for Immigration Records for someone who immigrated in 1905?
5.What office supply and/or book is a must for genealogists?
6.What does the phrase, "At Springfield they were greeted with the firing of anvils" mean?
7.How/where do I begin to map a cemetery?
8.Please suggest your favorite website for ethnic research
9.How do I preserve documents and other materials, both original and derivative?
10.How do I verify, by original records, that Joseph Shaw the first senator from Coweta County, Georgia, is connected to my family? I have looked in county public library and the internet. I have a photo of his grave and a photo of him.
11.Please suggest your website for Georgia research
12.What is a genealogical must take item when leaving home?
13.Where do I find genealogies of famous people and/or royalty?
14.What is the purpose of source citations? How do you format the sources or resources to learn how to cite the sources according to genealogical practice?
15.How do you cite the census and/or the extracted index from sources such as from Ancestry.com?
16.Where are downloadable genealogical forms to type and print?
17.How do I research the migration pattern from Rome, Oneida County, New York in 1856/1857 to LaSalle County, Illinois, 1857?
18.What original WWII records are available at NARA Southeast and how do I go about accessing them?

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