The Cobb County Genealogical Society is offering its annualbeginners Genealogy 101 course starting January 27 and continuing through March3. The six classes will be held on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.Check-in is at 9 a.m. on the first day of class. The first five classes will beheld at the First Presbyterian Church of Marietta, 189 Church St.,Marietta. Topics for the first fiveclasses (January 27 through February 24) include: Getting Started, CensusRecords and Your Ancestor’s Occupation(s), Vital Records, Military Records,What Records Might Be Found in the Courthouse?, What Can I Find for Free?,African-American Research, Looking for the Ladies, Newspapers and CityDirectories, and What Do You Still Want to Know? Our Answers to Your Questions.The final class will meet March 3 in the Georgia Room of the Charles D. SwitzerPublic Library in Marietta to explore the published genealogy materials fromall over the country that are found there. Registration is required, eitheronline or by mail. To register, go tocobbgagensoc.org and see “headlines.” There you can register online via PayPalby January 16, or find the forms to fill out and send by U. S. mail by January11 to the Cobb County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1413, Marietta, GA 30061-1413.Classes are free, but the cost is $39 per set for optional course materials,meeting either registration deadline, otherwise the cost is $49 afterwards. Forfurther information, call 770-316-7109. Free parking is available in the church parking lots. This information is provided by DianneBarfield and Kenneth Thomas.