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Library offering genealogy workshops
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Forsyth County News

This May, the Forsyth County Public Library will be conducting nine free genealogy workshops at the Cumming and the Hampton Park libraries.

Five programs will be held at the Cumming branch, including two this week.

At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Linda Woodward Geiger will present “More Than Land Descriptions: Treasures Among the Deeds.”

Then at 1 p.m. Saturday, genealogist and author Robert A. Sapp will present “Genealogy Legacy? Or Heritage?”

Other offerings include:

* May 22, genealogist and author Cliff Roberts on “Researching Your Ancestors: Using Civil War Records”

* May 24, genealogist Kathy Dempsey on “History’s Influence on Migration Patterns, 17th Century through Early 20th Century”

* May 29, Linda Woodward Geiger on “Using Tax Lists to Solve Genealogical Problems”

All three sessions are at 6:30 p.m.

Genealogy 101, a four-part series, will be held at the Hampton Park Branch on May 5, 12 and 19 and May 6 by professional genealogist Wayne Andrews.

Registration is required. For times and to register, visit

For more, visit any Forsyth County Public Library or call (770) 781-9840.

The Cumming Library is at 585 Dahlonega Road. The Hampton Park Library is at 5345 Settingdown Road.