Carpool Trip - Clay County Genealogy Society Library

  • 21 Sep 2013
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 309 W. Main Street, Center Point, Indiana

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Carpool Trip

Clay County Genealogy Society Library

Saturday, September 21, 2013

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Limited to 12 members

Meet at Wal*Mart’s parking lot 

off US 46 at 11:00 a.m. 

Bring bottled water and snack bars –

No food service in area

Contact Pat Rogers for more details- Mrsgenealogy44@aol.com or 812-894-2431.

Please register on this website page.

The Clay County Genealogy Society Library has a very extensive list of books and records concerning Clay County Ancestors and it's History. Some of the records we have are unique and can only be found here. New materials are constantly being added to the list. A sample list of our holdings includes:

  • Books - We have over 2000 books on our shelves for research; most of which are related to genealogy or local area history. Numerous other books from other regions and States are also available. 

  • Family Histories - We have over 150 family histories that have been compiled and donated to the Society for research. 

  • Microfilm - We have a very extensive list of Census records and County wide Newspapers on microfilm. A microfilm reader/printer is on site for use. 

  • Cemetery Records - Members of the Society have surveyed the County Cemeteries and this information is available for use at the Library. Township Cemetery Books are being published for sale to the public.

  • Family Name Files - There are over 6000 family name files with newspaper clippings, birth and death records, marriage information as well as information about other people researching the same family. The files also contain information on school, organizations and churches. 

  • Old newspaper Clippings - Obituaries and assorted clippings have been gleaned from old Clay County newspapers. Many of the clippings are from the 1800's.

  • Census Records

    • 1870 Census - Hand copied from the original census, not readily available any where else.
    • 1830, 1850, ’60, ’70, ’80, 1900, & 1930 Indiana Census book and indexes
    • 1840 & 1860 IN Fed. Census Microfiche
    • Kentucky Census 1790, 1800, ’10, ’20, ’30, ’50 (books)
    • Parke Co 1870 Census (book)
    • Vigo Co Census 1840, ’50, ’60 Census (book)
    • Greene Co. Census 1850 (book)
  • The Researcher - The Researcher is the Societies quarterly newsletter. All back issues are available for purchase and contain a wealth of information.

 

"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: Mike Lewman     Email: mblewman@yahoo.com 

For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.


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