Legacy USERS Group 

1st Thursday of the month

          Afternoon session - 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                  Evening Session - 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Vigo County Public Library

Aug        4          1:30-4:00 & 5:30-8:00 p.m.          Special Collections

Sep        1          1:30-4:00 & 5:30-8:00 p.m.          Room C

Oct         6          1:30-4:00 & 5:30-8:00 p.m.         Special Collections

Nov        3          1:30-4:00 & 5:30-8:00 p.m.         Room C

Dec        1          1:30-4:00 & 5:30-8:00 p.m.         Room B

 For more information contact Joy McPheeters (ejmcpheeters@gmail.com).

Legacy Family Tree is a family history computer program that makes it extremely easy to store your genealogical information.

Family trees containing millions of people that can be recorded, displayed and reported.  Legacy Family Tree keeps track of names, dates, places, events, notes, sources, pictures and sounds.  It presents them on screen in such an intuitive manner that you can easily see the big picture of your entire family.  It is easy to navigate through all your family links using the Family View and Pedigree View screens.  Adding and editing new individuals can be done at any time and in either view.  Moving from generation to generation is a breeze.  You can also create reports and books from your family genealogy.

Legacy USERS Group means:

Members “Learning New Things Together”

Members “Asking How to Do This?”

Members “Sharing What They Found In Legacy”


Legacy USERS Group 

     3rd Thursday of the Month

   Afternoon Session 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

         Evening Session 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Vigo County Public Library 

July      21           2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m.       Special Collections

Aug      18           2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m.       Room C

Sep      15           2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m.        Room C

Oct        20          2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m.        Room C

Nov      17           2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m.       Special Collections

Dec     15             2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. Room C

   For more information contact Joy McPheeters (ejmcpheeters@gmail.com).  

Legacy Family Tree is a family history computer program that makes it extremely easy to store your genealogical information.

Family trees containing millions of people that can be recorded, displayed and reported.  Legacy Family Tree keeps track of names, dates, places, events, notes, sources, pictures and sounds.  It presents them on screen in such an intuitive manner that you can easily see the big picture of your entire family.  It is easy to navigate through all your family links using the Family View and Pedigree View screens.  Adding and editing new individuals can be done at any time and in either view.  Moving from generation to generation is a breeze.  You can also create reports and books from your family genealogy.

Legacy USERS Group means:

Members “Learning New Things Together”

Members “Asking How to Do This?”

Members “Sharing What They Found In Legacy”

Legacy Computer Help Group         

              1st Thursday of the month 

Aug        4            9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.         Special Collections

Sep        1            9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Room C

Oct         6            9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Special Collections

Nov        3            9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Room C

Dec        1             9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Room B

For more information contact Joy McPheeters (ejmcpheeters@gmail.com).                   

"Beginning Genealogy Classes - 2017"

Tuesdays - 

March 7, 14, 21, 28 – April 4, 11, 2017

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

VCPL Meeting Rooms – Lower Level

Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.

Cost for class & materials $25.00

(Free one year WVGS membership included)

Limited to 30 participants

What you'll learn -

- How to fill out genealogy charts

- How to record and organize information

- Where to find information to extend your family tree

- How to search online and in repositories

 

Who should take this course?

- Anyone new to genealogy and family history research

- Genealogy "dabblers" who need additional direction in order to advance their research

- Researchers who want a refresher course in core research principals

 

Who will be teaching the classes?

Every week different WVGS members will be giving instruction in their areas of expertise.

These individuals love genealogy research and want to share it with you!

 

Registration and payment can be made on line under "Upcoming WVGS Events" closer to event dates or after by completing the Registration form and mailing a check to -

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society

P.O. Box 9347

Terre Haute, IN 47808-9347

If you have any questions, please email wvgs@inwvgs.org and leave a message.

Beginning Legacy Classes - 2017”

 

Tuesdays – April 18, 25 – May 2, 9, 16, 23  2017

2:00 to 4:00 p.m. & 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Vigo County Public Library

Room C

Free Cost for Class & Purchase USB Drive


When doing family history research, it is common to accumulate a large amount of information from a variety of sources.  The use of a computer software program to help organize this information can be very useful.

Starting on April 18, 2017 and running six consecutive Tuesdays, the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will be offering a free beginners class using Legacy, a popular genealogy software program.  This class will involve six two hour class sessions on April 18, 25 and May 2, 9, 16 and 23.  Participants have the option of an afternoon (2:00-4:00 pm EST) or an evening class (6:00-8:00 pm EST).  The classes will be held in the computer room in the Vigo County Public Library, Computer Lab #2 in Terre Haute, IN.

Legacy is a family history computer program that makes it extremely easy to store your genealogical information.  Legacy keeps track of names, dates, places, events, notes, photographs and much more all in an intuitive manner that allows seeing the big picture of your entire family.  In addition, Legacy enables you to display your family data in a variety of attractive and easily understood formats.  Editing and adding new information is simple and understandable.

Individuals interested in participating in the class can register by submitting your name, home phone number, home address and e-mail address to Joy McPheeters at ejmcpheeters@gmail.com or call 812-420-1121 Leave Message.  Class size is limited, so register now.

After registration, participants will be given additional instructions on preparation prior to the first class session.  While the classes are free, participants will need a USB Flash Drive to use in each class.



 

      

 Members of the 2015 Beginning Genealogy Class


Members of the 2014 Beginning Genealogy Class

 

"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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