Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 03 Jan 2018
    • 05 Dec 2018
    • 12 sessions
    • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN

    WVGS Board Meeting 2018


    1st Wednesday of the Month

        6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

       VCPL Rooms D

    WVGS members are welcome to attend.

    • 24 Mar 2018
    • 10 Nov 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • Vigo County Public Library, Room B & C, Terre Haute, IN

    DNA Interest Group


         facilitated by

        Tim Phipps

     Saturday, July 14, 2018         

     Vigo County Public Library Room A, B & C

    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer three 2018 DNA Interest Group sessions on Saturday, March 24, July 14 & November 10, 2018.  The group is open to everyone who has tested or is thinking about testing their DNA as a means to further research their family's genealogy. Attend one or attend all. Please bring your DNA results or questions with you since these will be interactive discussion sessions. 

    If you have any questions - please contact Tim Phipps at ptphipps@att.net.


    • 13 Aug 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN

    Genealogical Library Collections, Vermilion and Edgar Counties Ill.

    By Linda Carey and Monica Brunelle

    Monday, August 13, 2018

        6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

       VCPL Rooms A, B & C

    6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing


     

     

    • 22 Aug 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25 Aug 2018
    • 11:00 PM
    • Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana

      

    2018 CONFERENCE

    On The Three Rivers

    Past, Present & Future


    22-25 August, 2018

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

     


     Watch website https://fgs.org/cpage.php?pt=136


     FGS returns to the Hoosier State in 2018 providing attendees convenient access to Allen County Public Library which houses one of the largest genealogical research collections available with records from around the world.


    Contact Joy McPheeters for information

    615-480-4946

    ejmcpheeters@gmail.com

       

      • 10 Sep 2018
      • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN

      "The Firelands, The Connecticut Western Reserve and The Ohio Territory"

      By Peggy Lauritzen

      (Webinar)


      Monday, September  10, 2018

          6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

         VCPL Rooms A, B & C

      6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing


       

       

      • 08 Oct 2018
      • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN

      Maggie Delaney - Irish Indentured Servant

      By Carol Jarboe-Reenactresss

      Monday, October 8, 2018

          6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

         VCPL Rooms A, B & C

      6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing


       

       

      • 26 Oct 2018
      • 27 Oct 2018
      • 2 sessions
      • Springfield, IL

      Celebrating Our Ancestors


      ISGS 2018 Fall Conference

      President Abraham Lincoln Springfield Hotel, Springfield, IL


      ISGS will be Celebrating Our Ancestors, our 50th Anniversary & the State's Bicentennial during this fabulous event featuring award winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor and educator Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG®, CGLSM, FASG, FNGS, FUGA. Event registration and hotel reservations will open March 30, 2018.

       

      For more details and up to the minute conference information, visit the 2018 Fall Conference page on our website!

      • 27 Oct 2018
      • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
      • Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Indiana

      Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair
        
       

       

      Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair


      October 27, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

        

      The Indiana State Library will host the annual Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair in downtown Indianapolis. Admission is free and open to the general public. This year’s theme is “Digging Up the Dead,” how to examine, decipher, and interpret death records, death research, and other interesting facets of mortality in history.

      Over 30 organizations and exhibitors will be in attendance.  Visit the tables in the exhibition hall to collect information from genealogical and local history organizations, and shop the commercial vendors.

      Highly acclaimed, internationally known speakers and genealogy consultants, Lisa Alzo and Amie Bowser Tennant, will present.

      In addition, Sarah Halter, Executive Director of the Indiana Medical History Museum, will give a brown bag lunch lecture.

      LEUs available.  Registration required for LEUs.  Register via email: crward@library.in.gov

      • 12 Nov 2018
      • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN

      Colonial Era Research

      By Curt Sylvester

      Monday, November 12, 2018

          6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

         VCPL Rooms A, B & C

      6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing


       

       

    Past events

    09 Jul 2018 Using 150 Google Country Search Engines
    23 Jun 2018 Vigo County Bicentennial Birthday
    11 Jun 2018 Anglicans, Recusants, Reformers, Separatists and Non-Conformists
    18 May 2018 "Which DNA Test is Right foe You?"
    14 May 2018 Red and Black, - The Untold Story
    09 May 2018 German Ancestors Seminar
    18 Apr 2018 Genealogy for Night Owls
    14 Apr 2018 Advancing Your Genealogy Research workshop
    09 Apr 2018 The Battle for Bounty Land: War of 1812 and Mexican and American War
    07 Apr 2018 Palatines to America, Indiana Chapter
    12 Mar 2018 Writing a Family History
    10 Mar 2018 Genealogy 201: FROM ITALY TO INDIANA
    24 Feb 2018 Genealogy 201: Exploring Your African-American Family History
    20 Feb 2018 "Beginning Genealogy Classes 2018"
    12 Feb 2018 Fort Harrison: Vanguard on the Wabash 1811-1818" and "War of 1812 Society"
    13 Jan 2018 Genealogy 101: Beginning Steps to Genealogy Success
    08 Jan 2018 Roadblocks, Red Lights, and Detours
    11 Dec 2017 WVGS Annual Meeting & Holiday Social - MEMBERS ONLY
    13 Nov 2017 "The Canal in Vigo and Clay Counties - Wabash & Erie Canal" by Jeff Koehler
    11 Nov 2017 DNA Interest Group
    04 Nov 2017 Indiana Chapter Palatines to America German Genealogy Society
    28 Oct 2017 Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair
    09 Oct 2017 "Identifying Dates of Photos through Period Clothing and Accessories" by Peggy Apgar
    07 Oct 2017 Day With CeCe Moore
    11 Sep 2017 Live Webinar - "Genealogical Adventures Overseas: Exploring the Findmypast Collection" by Jen Baldwin
    02 Sep 2017 GENEALOGY HOT SPOT
    14 Aug 2017 Using Newspapers in Your Research
    25 Jul 2017 Which DNA Test is Right for Me
    22 Jul 2017 DNA Interest Group
    10 Jul 2017 Live Webinar - "A Guided Tour of Cyndi's List 2.0" by Cyndi Ingle
    12 Jun 2017 "Using DNA to Solve a Family Mystery" by Tim Phipps
    10 Jun 2017 DNA TESTING FOR THE GENEALOGIST
    19 May 2017 The Legal Genealogist
    08 May 2017 "Turn Your Story or Family History Into an E-Book" by Ashley Wadsworth
    22 Apr 2017 Cemetery Restoration Workshop
    10 Apr 2017 Live Webinar - "Apprentices, Indentured Servants and Redemptioners: White Slavery in America" by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen
    08 Apr 2017 Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting & Conference
    08 Apr 2017 Palatines to America 2017 Spring Meeting
    25 Mar 2017 Public Scanning Day
    18 Mar 2017 DNA Interest Group
    13 Mar 2017 "She Came From Nowhere..." - A Case Study Approach To A Difficult Genealogical Problem" by Michael Lacopo
    07 Mar 2017 "Beginning Genealogy Classes 2017"
    13 Feb 2017 "Researching Techniques for 3 WVGS Counties" by Tony Barger, Pat Wilkinson and Dalanne Miller
    19 Jan 2017 Legacy USERS Group - 3rd Thursday of the Month
    09 Jan 2017 Live Webinar "German Parish Records " by Gail Blankenau
    05 Jan 2017 Legacy USERS Group - 1st Thursday of the Month
    04 Jan 2017 WVGS Board Meeting
    12 Dec 2016 WVGS Annual Meeting & Holiday Social - MEMBERS ONLY
    07 Dec 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    19 Nov 2016 DNA Interest Group
    14 Nov 2016 "Frontier Resources and the Society of Indiana Pioneers" by Jan Aikman Dickson
    02 Nov 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    26 Oct 2016 National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
    25 Oct 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    22 Oct 2016 Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair
    15 Oct 2016 "Hoosier Homecoming" sponsored by the State of Indiana
    15 Oct 2016 "Indiana Chapter Palatines to America Special Fall Meeting" with Dr. Helmut Schmahl
    10 Oct 2016 "How We Changed the Frontier and How the Frontier Changed Us" by Dennis Latta
    09 Oct 2016 "Downtown Walk" - Vigo County Historical Society and Museum
    08 Oct 2016 Genealogical Society of Marion County 2016 Annual Conference
    05 Oct 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    27 Sep 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    13 Sep 2016 Live Webinar "Buckeye Beginnings: An Introduction to Ohio Research" by Amy Johnson Crow
    11 Sep 2016 Lost Creek Community Grove Historical Program
    10 Sep 2016 Cemetery Restoration Workshop at Center Point
    07 Sep 2016 "The Time Travelin' Genealogy Guild
    07 Sep 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    31 Aug 2016 "Time Travel - Centuries of Memories", FGS 2016 Conference
    23 Aug 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    20 Aug 2016 Willard Library' Presents Judy Russell
    13 Aug 2016 "German Heritage Day" with William L. Selm
    08 Aug 2016 "Kentucky Land Records" by Kandie Adkinson
    04 Aug 2016 Legacy USERS Group - 1st Thursday of the Month
    04 Aug 2016 Legacy Computer Help Group
    03 Aug 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    30 Jul 2016 DNA Interest Group
    26 Jul 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    21 Jul 2016 Legacy USERS Group - 3rd Thursday of the Month
    15 Jul 2016 Midwestern Roots 2016
    12 Jul 2016 "Beyond the Basics" by Steve Szabados
    06 Jul 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    28 Jun 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    13 Jun 2016 Live Webinar "Before & After 1858: English & Welsh Wills and Death Records" by George Morgan
    08 Jun 2016 "Day with John Philip Colletta"
    01 Jun 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    24 May 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    09 May 2016 "Researching Techniques for 3 WVGS Counties" by County Genealogists
    04 May 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    26 Apr 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    20 Apr 2016 "Beginning Legacy Classes"
    20 Apr 2016 "Genealogy For Night Owls" at the Indiana State Library
    20 Apr 2016 "Beginning Legacy Classes"
    16 Apr 2016 2016 Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting and Conference
    14 Apr 2016 WVGS 2016 Allen County Bus Trip
    11 Apr 2016 Live Webinar "Finding Your Landless Ancestors" by J. Mark Lowe
    09 Apr 2016 Palatines to America 2016 Spring Meeting
    06 Apr 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    02 Apr 2016 "Indiana Genealogy: The Crossroads to America"
    26 Mar 2016 DNA Interest Group
    22 Mar 2016 "Pioneer Indiana"
    22 Mar 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    19 Mar 2016 Annual Spring Conference - South Bend Area Genealogical Society
    19 Mar 2016 "What did you do in the War, Daddy?'
    14 Mar 2016 "Fraternal Order of Everyone" by Ron Darrah
    12 Mar 2016 Willard Library's "Beginning Genealogy"
    09 Mar 2016 "Beginning Genealogy Classes"
    03 Mar 2016 "Society of Civil War Families In Indiana" Workshop
    02 Mar 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    23 Feb 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    20 Feb 2016 "You Only Have a Death Announcement, Now What?"
    08 Feb 2016 "From Jamestown to Lost Creek: A 200 Year Journey" by James Shepard
    03 Feb 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    26 Jan 2016 Family History Writers' Special Interest Group
    11 Jan 2016 Live Webinar "How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case" by Lisa Louise Cooke
    06 Jan 2016 WVGS Board Meeting
    14 Dec 2015 WVGS Annual Meeting & Holiday Social - MEMBERS ONLY
    02 Dec 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    21 Nov 2015 DNA Interest Group
    18 Nov 2015 Night Owl Event with Ask an Expert
    17 Nov 2015 "Vincennes History You Don't Know" by Brian Spangle
    17 Nov 2015 "On This Day in Terre Haute History" with Dorothy Jerse
    15 Nov 2015 Private Tour of the Veterans Memorial Museum of Terre Haute
    09 Nov 2015 "Heroes in Our Back Yard" Military Stories & Research
    09 Nov 2015 "Night of Broken Glass: Remembering the Holocaust"
    05 Nov 2015 Genealogy & Local History Workshop
    04 Nov 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    24 Oct 2015 Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair with Judy Russell
    16 Oct 2015 Genealogy Seminar - Fort Branch Public Library
    12 Oct 2015 Live Webinar "Land Records in Illinois" by Michael John Neill
    07 Oct 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    03 Oct 2015 Conference of the Genealogical Society of Marion County
    02 Oct 2015 Landmark Look: The Deming
    26 Sep 2015 20th Annual Gathering of the People Powwow - Steve Witt Memorial
    19 Sep 2015 "Tree Tops" (Genealogy)
    14 Sep 2015 "Czech and Slovak Research" by Mike Kukral
    11 Sep 2015 "A Day With Josh Taylor"
    10 Sep 2015 "Family History in Popular Culture with Josh Taylor"
    02 Sep 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    22 Aug 2015 Genealogy "Help Day"
    15 Aug 2015 "German Heritage Day"
    10 Aug 2015 "An Introduction to Quaker Genealogy" by Thomas Hamm
    05 Aug 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    25 Jul 2015 "Breaking Down Brick Walls in Genealogy through Research - Ohio River, Southern & Eastern States" by Rob Johnson
    18 Jul 2015 DNA Interest Group
    16 Jul 2015 "Indiana Jewish Historical Society Family History Research Day"
    13 Jul 2015 Navigating Find-A-Grave: The Good & Bad of Online Memorials by the WVGS Cemetery Committee
    01 Jul 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    22 Jun 2015 "The New Heritage Quest Online Database "
    08 Jun 2015 " wthhistory: The Rise and Decline of a Small Town"
    03 Jun 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    16 May 2015 "Court Houses and Cemeteries, Oh My!" by Betty Warren
    14 May 2015 Parke County Historical Society Annual Meeting "Indiana Cemeteries - What You Need to Know!"
    13 May 2015 The National Genealogical Society 2015 Family History Conference
    11 May 2015 Live Webinar -"The Write Stuff: Using Nonfiction Writing Techniques to Write a Better Family History" by Lisa Alzo
    06 May 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    04 May 2015 "Read All About It: Accessing Digitized Indiana Newspaper Archives" by Suzanne Hahn
    01 May 2015 "John E. Wilkins, Ready and Able: A Hoosier's Civil War" by Mark Meyer
    29 Apr 2015 Night Owl Event with Ask an Expert
    25 Apr 2015 Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting and Conference
    24 Apr 2015 "Research Lock-In"
    24 Apr 2015 IGS Society Management Seminar
    22 Apr 2015 "Beginning Legacy Genealogy Classes"
    18 Apr 2015 Palatines to America 2015 Spring Meeting
    16 Apr 2015 "150-Year Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln" presented by Chuck Hand
    13 Apr 2015 FamilySearch: The Journey from Imaging to Your Computer
    11 Apr 2015 "Preserving Family Documents and Photographs"
    08 Apr 2015 2015 Ohio Genealogical Society Conference
    01 Apr 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    21 Mar 2015 "Women, Tragedies, Oral History and Eastern European Research Have What in Common?"
    21 Mar 2015 DNA Interest Group
    21 Mar 2015 17th Annual Michiana Genealogy Fair - South Bend Areas Genealogy Society
    11 Mar 2015 "Beginning Genealogy Classes"
    09 Mar 2015 "Looking for Clues in the Cemetery" by Joy Neighbors
    04 Mar 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    28 Feb 2015 "Technology Day"
    21 Feb 2015 Willard Libray "Genealogy Kick-Off"
    11 Feb 2015 FGS Conference 2015
    09 Feb 2015 "Travel Through Time with Wabash Valey Visions & Voices" by Donna Adams & Vikki Sordean
    04 Feb 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    24 Jan 2015 "What it takes to do Genealogy" Free Orientation
    12 Jan 2015 "Google Earth for Genealogy" by Lisa Louise Cooke
    07 Jan 2015 WVGS Board Meeting
    08 Dec 2014 WVGS Annual Meeting & Holiday Social
    03 Dec 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    10 Nov 2014 " ' Are We There Yet?' Proof and the Genealogy Police" by Harold Henderson
    05 Nov 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    02 Nov 2014 "Digging For Your Roots" Family History Fair
    28 Oct 2014 National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
    18 Oct 2014 Indiana African American Genealogy Group - 2014 Genealogy and History Conference
    13 Oct 2014 "Prohibition is Here to Stay" by Jason Lantzer
    11 Oct 2014 19th Annual Central Indiana Genealogy Conference
    01 Oct 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    27 Sep 2014 USO Tribute Celebration For The Vigo County Historical Museum
    27 Sep 2014 Genealogy Day with Dr. John Phillip Coletta
    27 Sep 2014 "Tree Roots 2014"
    27 Sep 2014 Indiana Chapter of Palatines to America Fall Meeting
    18 Sep 2014 Storytelling Workshop - Historic Storytelling
    18 Sep 2014 VCPL Brown Bag: Spirit Keeper - The Native American Experience in the 18th Century
    10 Sep 2014 "Wabash Valley Funeral Home History - Past, Present & Future" by Gary Greiner
    03 Sep 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    20 Aug 2014 "Genealogy For Night Owls" at the Indiana State Library
    11 Aug 2014 "Bring 'Em Back to Life: Developing an Ancestor Profile" Live Webinar by George Morgan
    06 Aug 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    05 Aug 2014 POSTPONED - Legacy Beginners Summer Classes
    01 Aug 2014 Midwestern Roots 2014: Family History and Genealogy Conference
    14 Jul 2014 "The Future of the Vigo County Historical Society" & 10th Anniversary Celebration
    02 Jul 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    17 Jun 2014 Association for Graveyard Studies - National Conference
    09 Jun 2014 "Backdooring the 1890 Census"
    04 Jun 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    30 May 2014 Cemetery Preservation Workshop
    17 May 2014 Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-evaluating the "Evidence"
    12 May 2014 "Jewish Heritage in Indiana" by Jeannie Regan-Dinius
    07 May 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    06 May 2014 Legacy Beginners Classes
    03 May 2014 "Understanding Y-DNA Test Results" Workshop by Tim Phipps
    26 Apr 2014 Genealogy Research Trips: The Good, Bad and the Ugly!" by Ann Wells
    26 Apr 2014 Indiana Chapter Palatines to America Spring Workshop
    22 Apr 2014 10th Anniversary - Wabash Valley Visions and Vioces
    14 Apr 2014 "Backing Up Your Genealogy Data" Live Webinar by Thomas MacEntee
    05 Apr 2014 Webinar - "Descendancy Research" - Southern California Genealogical Society
    05 Apr 2014 Indiana State Genealogy Society's Annual Conference
    03 Apr 2014 Webinar - "Family Tree DNA Results Explained: mtDNA Matching & Genealogy"
    02 Apr 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    26 Mar 2014 "Beginning Genealogy Classes
    22 Mar 2014 "Genealogy Online: Productive, Organized and Successful" by Cyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndi's List
    22 Mar 2014 Carpool Trip - "Genealogy Online: Productive, Organized and Successful" by Cyndi Ingle
    11 Mar 2014 "Going Nuclear: DNA Discoveries to Trace All Line of Descent" by Debbie Parker Wayne
    10 Mar 2014 "Researching Collateral Ancestors" by Terry D. Prall
    05 Mar 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    24 Feb 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    11 Feb 2014 "Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies" by D. Joshua Taylor
    10 Feb 2014 "Early Black Settlers in Vigo County" by Dee Reed
    06 Feb 2014 RootsTech 2014 Live Streaming
    05 Feb 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    01 Feb 2014 "Using the Indianapolis Recorder and the Freeman Newspapers, 1890 - 1930"
    14 Jan 2014 "7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists" by Thomas MacEntee
    13 Jan 2014 "The Power of Family Stories" by Mike Lunsford
    08 Jan 2014 WVGS Board Meeting
    19 Dec 2013 Legacy Users Group Classes
    19 Dec 2013 Legacy Users Group Classes
    10 Dec 2013 "Miracles, Mysteries & Mayhem: Online Family Trees"
    09 Dec 2013 WVGS Annual Meeting & Holiday Social - MEMBERS ONLY
    04 Dec 2013 WVGS Board Meeting
    21 Nov 2013 Legacy Users Group Classes
    21 Nov 2013 Legacy Users Group Classes
    16 Nov 2013 "Photo Research and Preservation" Genealogical Society of Marion County Conference
    14 Nov 2013 "Technology for Genealogists"
    05 Nov 2013 “Using Y-DNA to Enhance Genealogical Research” by Tim Phipps
    30 Oct 2013 WVGS Board Meeting
    30 Oct 2013 "Using Court Records to Tell the Story of our Ancestors' Lives" by Judy G. Russell
    23 Oct 2013 "Using Church Records to Identify Ancestors" by Mary Hill
    22 Oct 2013 Heritage Quest Class
    21 Oct 2013 "Mondays with Myrt - Hangouts on Air"
    19 Oct 2013 Webinar - "Timelines and Chronologies - Secrets of Sucess"
    19 Oct 2013 Putting the Pieces Together: 2013 Conference of the Indiana African American Genealogy Group
    17 Oct 2013 Webinar - "Zap the Grandma Gap: The Ten Best Ideas to Bridge the Generation Gap From Your Ancestors to the Coming Generation."
    17 Oct 2013 Legacy Users Group Classes
    17 Oct 2013 Legacy Users Group Classes
    16 Oct 2013 "Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers" by Lisa Louise Cooke
    14 Oct 2013 Education Forum - "7 Habits of Highly Effective Genealogists" by DearMYRTLE
    08 Oct 2013 "Up In Smoke!! What To Do When the Courthouse Burns"
    02 Oct 2013 WVGS Board Meeting
    24 Sep 2013 "Rest in Peace: Archaeology and Cemetery Relocations"
    23 Sep 2013 "Genealogy Roadshow...It's all relatives."
    21 Sep 2013 Carpool Trip - Clay County Genealogy Society Library
    21 Sep 2013 "Advanced Genealogy Resources, Methods and Skills"
    14 Sep 2013 "Making Sense of DNA: How it Can Assist Genealogical Research."
    10 Sep 2013 Webinar - "To the Honorable, the General Assembly - The Treasure Trove in Legislative Petitions"
    09 Sep 2013 "Capturing the Souls of Indiana - Celebration of Our Overlooked Cultural Heritage" by John Bower
    07 Sep 2013 Webinar - "Sidestep Genealogy" - Southern California Genealogical Society
    04 Sep 2013 WVGS Board Meeting
    04 Sep 2013 Webinar: "Getting the Most from Your Records: Putting Them Through the Wringer!"
    03 Sep 2013 National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
    28 Aug 2013 Webinar: "Colonial Immigrants: Who They Were and Where They Came From"
    21 Aug 2013 FGS 2013 Conference
    21 Aug 2013 WVGS Allen County Bus Trip
    12 Aug 2013 Education Forum - "From Cradle to Grave" Church Records
    07 Aug 2013 WVGS Board Meeting
    02 Aug 2013 Webinar - "Direct Your Research with City Directories"
    23 Jul 2013 Who Do You Think You Are?
    08 Jul 2013 "Brick Walls" by Carol Montrose
    06 Jul 2013 Webinar - "Transform your Note-Taking and Remember Everything with Evernote"
    02 Jul 2013 WVGS Board Meeting
    22 Jun 2013 Timelines
    11 Jun 2013 Webinar - The Research Calendar: A Resource You Cannot Live Without
    10 Jun 2013 "Is There an Indian Princess in Your Family? An Introduction to Native American Research"
    05 Jun 2013 Genealogy for Night Owls
    25 May 2013 "Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous" (Living History Event)
    18 May 2013 Day Seminar "On-Line Genealogy: Tracking Your Ancestors Through Cyberspace..."
    13 May 2013 "DAR and SAR Membership Requirements" by LaVonne Waldren
    27 Apr 2013 IGS 2013 Annual Conference
    27 Apr 2013 Carpool Trip - IGS Conference - Bloomington, IN
    08 Apr 2013 "Using Maps in Your Research" by Monique Howell
    23 Mar 2013 "Brick Wall Roundtable" moderated by WVGS Panel
    23 Mar 2013 Irish and Scot-Irish Family Research Seminar
    20 Mar 2013 "Beginning Genealogy Classes
    11 Mar 2013 "The Wabash River - It's Impact Through the Ages" - by Mike McCormick
    11 Feb 2013 "Google for Genealogists" Live Webinar by Thomas MacEntee
    14 Jan 2013 "Hidden Genealogical Treasures' by Jim Gilson
    10 Dec 2012 WVGS Annual Meeting & Holiday Social
    17 Nov 2012 2012 Conference of the Genealogical Society of Marion County
    12 Nov 2012 "Land Ownership Search: Admire Acres"
    27 Oct 2012 Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair
    08 Oct 2012 "7 Habits of Highly Effective Genealogists" by DearMYRTLE
    06 Oct 2012 Amish and Mennonite Research: The Forgotten Swiss Germans
    29 Sep 2012 A Night at the Museum in Brazil
    29 Sep 2012 Fall Workshop - Indiana Chapter of Palatines to America
    17 Sep 2012 WVGS Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
    15 Sep 2012 Discharged: Researching Civil War Veterans After the War
    15 Sep 2012 Answering the Call: Researching Civil War Soldiers Before and During the War
    10 Sep 2012 "What To Do With Your Records After Your Demise"
    09 Sep 2012 Civil War Research Classes in Indianapolis
    27 Aug 2012 Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine
    14 Aug 2012 Civil War Service of the Sisters of Providence
    13 Aug 2012 "Researching Your Home's History"
    07 Aug 2012 Legacy Computerized Genealogy Course
    03 Aug 2012 Illinois Family History Expo 2012
    20 Jul 2012 Midwestern Roots 2012 - Where Do You Think You Find It?
    09 Jul 2012 "Early Knox County, Indiana, Court Records: Civil, Criminal and Probate"
    11 Jun 2012 "Learning the 1940 Census"
    07 Jun 2012 German Genealogy: A Two Day Mini Course
    02 Jun 2012 "The Montgomery, Parke County and Fountain Couty Indiana GENWEB Pages"
    19 May 2012 "Using Federal Court Records to Discover Prohibition and Family History"
    14 May 2012 "A Grave Matter in Indiana"
    06 May 2012 Cemetery Walk - 175 th Anniversity - St. Mary's Village Parish
    05 May 2012 Cemetery Preservation Workshop
    27 Apr 2012 Indiana Genealogy Society Annual Meeting & Conference
    21 Apr 2012 Palatines to America 2012 Spring Workshop
    20 Apr 2012 Historical Collections Training
    09 Apr 2012 Dating Photographs through Clothing of Men and Children
    03 Apr 2012 Legacy Computerized Genealogy Course
    02 Apr 2012 1940 Census Released
    31 Mar 2012 Private Tour of Special Collections at ISU Cunningham Memorial Library
    31 Mar 2012 "United States Courthouse Records - Research with Positive Results"
    28 Mar 2012 "Beginning Genealogy Classes"
    25 Mar 2012 Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    12 Mar 2012 "Dying to Help Out, Too"
    18 Feb 2012 What's In Your Genealogy Research Toolbox? & Blog Your Ancestors: Read 'Em, Write 'Em, Find 'Em!
    13 Feb 2012 WVGS Education Forum - Brick Wall Hurdling
    03 Feb 2012 "Who Do You Think You Are?"
    09 Jan 2012 "Family History in the Civil War Era"
    12 Dec 2011 WVGS Annual Meeting & Holiday Social
    19 Nov 2011 2011 Conference of the Genealogical Society of Marion County
    14 Nov 2011 "Area Native Americans During the War of 1812 Era"
    12 Nov 2011 Terre Haute Landmark's Second Saturday
    09 Nov 2011 Kentucky Three Day Research Trip
    26 Oct 2011 "The Mystique of Domes" presented by Gayle Cook
    22 Oct 2011 Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair
    15 Oct 2011 Genealogical Workshop - CEMETERY RESEARCH - Northwest Territory Genealogical Society
    11 Oct 2011 VCPL Heritage Quest Class
    10 Oct 2011 "The Miner - Searches, History and Stories"
    08 Oct 2011 October "Second Saturdays" with Terre Haute Lanmarks
    08 Oct 2011 Cemetery Preservation Workshop
    29 Sep 2011 Indiana State Library Research Trip
    17 Sep 2011 2nd Annual Family History Workshop hosted by the Indianapolis Stake
    12 Sep 2011 "The Underground Railroad in Indiana"
    07 Sep 2011 "Pathways to the Heartland" by The Federation of Genealogy Societies
    04 Sep 2011 "A Bicentennial Celebration of the Building of Fort Harrison
    18 Aug 2011 Of Books And Houses: A Literary Walking Tour of Farrington's Grove Historic Neighborhood
    13 Aug 2011 August Second Saturday with TH Landmarks
    08 Aug 2011 "Preserving Your Records using a Digital Camera and Scanner"
    23 Jul 2011 Ancestry Day

     

    "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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