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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.

"Buckeye Beginnings: An Introduction to Ohio Research"

 Live Webinar (Broadcast at VCPL site only)

 by Amy Johnson Crow

TUESDAY, September 13, 2016

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

   VCPL Rooms A, B & C

6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing

Many of our ancestors went through Ohio, the original gateway to the west. Discover records, resources, and repositories vital to researching in the Buckeye State.

Amy Johnson Crow is a Certified Genealogist and earned her Master of Library and Information Science Degree at Kent State University. She is a professional researcher, lecturer, author, editor, and blogger. 

On her blog aAmyJohnsonCrow.com she offers practical advice for genealogists to help them make more discoveries and have more fun. She is a recipient of the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Award of Merit and is a Fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society.

"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

01 Sep 2016 9:30 AM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
01 Sep 2016 1:30 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
01 Sep 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
07 Sep 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library - Room D
13 Sep 2016 6:30 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, One Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
15 Sep 2016 1:30 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
27 Sep 2016 1:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, Room B, Terre Haute, IN
05 Oct 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library - Room D

Upcoming Regional Events

31 Aug 2016 (EDT) • Springfield, IL
10 Sep 2016 8:00 AM (EDT) • Clay County Genealogy Library, 309 Main Street, Center Point, Indiana
11 Sep 2016 4:00 PM (EDT) • Lost Creek Community Grove, 6630 East Haythorne Avenue, Terre Haute, 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
22 Oct 2016 10:00 AM (EDT) • Indiana State Library, 315 W. Ohio St., 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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