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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.

   "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 ‚ÄúResearch 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

06 Jul 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library - Room D
07 Jul 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
12 Jul 2016 6:30 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
26 Jul 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, Room B, Terre Haute, IN
30 Jul 2016 9:30 AM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library, Room B & C, Terre Haute, IN
03 Aug 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Vigo County Public Library - Room D
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

Upcoming Regional Events

15 Jul 2016 (EDT) • Marriott East, Indianapolis, IN
31 Aug 2016 (EDT) • Springfield, IL

 

"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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