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.
"Beyond the Basics"
by Steve Szabados
TUESDAY, July 12, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
VCPL Rooms A, B & C
Refreshments & Socializing 6:00 p.m.
Learn techniques to solve your brick walls. Overcome problems with the spelling of surnames; learn to search in the correct location and review cases that will help unlock the early U.S. census records. Steve reviews various advanced search techniques that he has used to successfully find the documents for his family histories.
Stephen Szabados is a lecturer and author who has given numerous programs to genealogy groups and libraries. He has published over ten genealogy books and is a contributing editor for the Polish American Journal. He has a passion to share his love of family history and his talks cover the methods that he has found successful.
"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 Info - Clark County.pdf
Sullivan County Brochure -SullivanCountyResearchBrochure.pdf
Rockville Brochure - Rockville 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.