A good place to start genealogical research is to research the historical census information. This information can be found online by visiting one of the websites below.
•Heritage Quest (available through GALILEO)
The second place to search is GALILEO, the Georgia Library Learning Online is provided to residents of Georgia free of charge.
•The 1940 Census
•Ancestry.com: Access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. This access will be available through December 31, 2021. Please contact your local library branch for more information on how to access this valuable resource.
•Athens Historic Newspapers Archive
•Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive
•Columbus Enquirer Archive
•Digital Library of Georgia
•Georgia Department of Archives & History
•Georgia Historic Books
•Georgia History ebooks
•Georgia Historic Newspapers
•Georgia Newspaper Directory
•Macon Telegraph Historic Newspapers 1826-1908
•Milledgeville Historic Newspapers Archive
•Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922
•The Southern Israelite Archive
•Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database