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Welcome to the Wabash Valley  Genealogy Society Website! 

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society serves Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois; plus Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana.  Meetings are held in Terre Haute, Indiana.

"Kentucky Land Office Records"

 by Kandie Adkinson

Monday, August 8, 2016

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

   VCPL Rooms A, B & C

6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing

The presentation will include the fundamentals of the land patenting process in Kentucky and the resources available on the Land Office Website hosted by the Secretary of State for the Commonwealth.  

 

Kandie Adkinson is an Administrative Supervisor for the Secretary of State’s Land Office.  She has over 37 years of experience with land patent records—six years with the Kentucky Historical Society Preservation Lab and thirty-one years with the Land Office.

She has conducted seminars on the patenting process throughout Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana. She is a member of the Jane McAfee Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the First Families of Kentucky.

"Researching Techniques for 3 WVGS Counties - Parke, Sullivan and Clark"          


The “Research Techniques" program highlighted the research tips, resources and genealogical holdings of these three distinct counties - Parke, Sullivan and Clark.   The four knowledgeable presenters provided helpful guidance in researching your ancestors in these counties.  Please see the attached handouts!

Marshall Public Library Brochure mpl genealogy brochure.pdf

Clark County, Illinois InfoClark County.pdf

Sullivan County Brochure -SullivanCountyResearchBrochure.pdf

Rockville BrochureRockville Geneology Brochure.pdf           

                                   

Past handouts, audio and/or slide presentations now available through the "Member Only" Section.

(Note: Member "Log-In" is at the upper right hand side of the page. Enter your email address as registered with WVGS. Then use the password "wvgs2004" if this is your first visit to the member section.)

"From Jamestown to Lost Creek: A 200 Year Journey" by James Shepard - Handout and written version of presentation.  

"An Introduction to Quaker Genealogy" by Thomas Hamm - Handout and audio presentation available.

Navigating Find A Grave: The Good & Bad of Online Memorials by(the WVGS Cemetery Committee  - Both the handout and the slide presentations are now available in the  "Member Only" section. 

             
    

Upcoming WVGS Events

03 Aug 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library - Room D
04 Aug 2016 9:30 AM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
04 Aug 2016 1:30 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
04 Aug 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
08 Aug 2016 6:30 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
18 Aug 2016 1:30 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
23 Aug 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, Room B, Terre Haute, IN
01 Sep 2016 9:30 AM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana

Upcoming Regional Events

13 Aug 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
20 Aug 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Willard Library, 21 First Avenue, Evansville, IN 47710
31 Aug 2016 (EDT) • Springfield, IL
10 Sep 2016 8:00 AM (EDT) • Clay County Genealogy Library, 309 Main Street, Center Point, Indiana
08 Oct 2016 10:00 AM (EDT) • Wayne Branch Public Library, 198 S. Girls School Road, Indianapolis, Indiana
15 Oct 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana

 

P.O. Box 9347

Terre Haute, Indiana 47808-9347

       

Society Email Address: wvgs@inwvgs.org

Society Phone Number: 812-264-1510   Please leave a message.

President: Tim Phipps     Email: ptphipps@att.net  

Vice-President: Dea Guerri    Email: marcIIphoto@aol.com


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