Genealogy Society of Cobb County Georgia

   (Cobb County Genealogical Society, Inc.)



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January 23, 2018
Did You Borrow It, Steal It, or Obtain It Legally?
Speaker: Karen Molohon
7 pm - First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060

January 27, 2018
Educational Series - Genealogy 101 Begins
9:30 am - First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060

February 27, 2018
Handwriting, Misspellings, and Red Flags
Speaker: Maggie Thomas
7 pm - First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060

March 27, 2018
Surprises in Your DNA - Are You Ready?
Speaker: Pamela S. Downs
7 pm - First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street, Marietta, GA 30060

Marietta, Georgia Square

Welcome to the Genealogy Society of

Cobb County Georgia

The purpose of the Genealogy Society of Cobb County Georgia online is to provide information about our society and to encourage the exchange of genealogical information and research techniques.

The Society's primary interest is Cobb County, Georgia. However, since many of our members are from other parts of the state and the country, we also have an interest in other areas as well.

When and Where We Meet

General Meetings are held at 7 PM on the fourth Tuesday of the every month, except December and as otherwise published in the Calendar of Events, at the First Presbyterian Church,189 Church Street, Marietta, Georgia. In addition to the main parking lot, FPC has 3 additional lots nearby. Click here to locate the other parking lots. (Note: Please direct inquiries to our Society address.)

Board of Directors meetings are held at 7 PM on the first Tuesday of each month or as otherwise noted, except December.

E-mail our Society at

All visitors are welcome!

About Our Speaker - January 2018

Karen Molohon has over 35 years of genealogy research and teaching experience.  Genealogy courses include: overview of genealogy, getting started, research organization, census records, geography, migration & mapping, and photography. She teaches the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s (OLLI) genealogy course at Kennesaw State University. Karen is a scheduled speaker for 2018 NGS conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Karen is active in the genealogical community serving as Webmaster of the Cobb County Genealogical Society and previously served as President and in other positions. She is currently the President of the Georgia Genealogical Society and has previously served in other positions for the organization. Karen is a member of Association for Professional Genealogists, Cobb County Genealogical Society, Georgia Genealogical Society, Illinois State Genealogical Society, National Genealogical Society, and Daughters of the American Revolution.

She has M.S. Education and M.S. in Technical Communication degrees and is a retired Lead Information Designer.


Memberships and Other Associations

Federation of Genealogical Societies
Georgia Archives

Cobb County Library System's Georgia Room, Marietta, Georgia
Georgia Genealogical Society
Georgia Historical Society, Affiliate Chapter Program
National Genealogical Society

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