Thursday, October 30, 2014

IGS Adds 3 Wabash County School Records Databases to Members-Only Area

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added 3 databases about a Wabash County school to the County Records section of our Members Only area:

--Students of Wabash High School, Wabash County, Indiana (1933)
--Students of Wabash High School, Wabash County, Indiana (1934)
--Teachers of Wabash High School, Wabash County, Indiana (1933)

These are premium databases, accessible only to IGS members.

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,395 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Hamilton County Library To Demonstrate Fold3 and American Ancestors Databases

The Hamilton East Public Library in Noblesville will hold a computer workshop on how to use Fold3 (military records) and AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historic Genealogical Society) on Wednesday, November 19 from 9:30 am to noon in the library's computer training lab. In this "hands-on" workshop, you will learn how to effectively search the databases in Fold3 and AmericanAncestors.org. Bring information on your ancestors - you will have time to do your own research. LEU credits are available for Indiana librarians.

This workshop is free but registration is required. Register through the library's calendar of events on their website (www.hepl.lib.in.us) or contact the library's Indiana Room - phone (317) 770-3206.

IGS Adds Pulaski County School Records Database to Members-Only Area

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database about a Pulaski County school to the County Records section of our Members Only area:

--Students of Winamac High School, Pulaski County, Indiana (1914)

This is a premium database, accessible only to IGS members.

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,392 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Genealogy Special Interest Group To Meet At Elkhart County Library

The Genealogy Special Interest Group (GENSIG) will meet on Saturday, November 8 at 10 am at the Goshen Public Library (601 S. 5th St., Goshen IN 46526) in Elkhart County. For more information, please contact Young Snodgrass (young.snodgrass@frontier.com).

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

IGS Adds Notre Dame Database To Members-Only Area

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database about the University of Notre Dame to the College Records section of our Members Only area:

--Graduates of University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame (1883)

This is a premium database, accessible only to IGS members.

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,391 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Hamilton County Library To Discuss Publishing Your Family History

The Hamilton East Public Library in Noblesville will hold a genealogy workshop on Saturday, November 15 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the library's genealogy classroom. The workshop will focus on how to publish your family history. Ancestry.com's MyCanvas service and other online book publishers will be discussed.

This workshop is free but registration is required. Register through the library's calendar of events on their website (www.hepl.lib.in.us) or contact the library's Indiana Room - phone (317) 770-3206.

Elkhart County Museum To Discuss Preservation of Family Heirlooms

The Elkhart County Historical Museum (304 W. Vistula St., Bristol, IN) will hold a program on the care of family heirlooms on Saturday, November 8 at 10 am. Liz Fisher, Curator of Collections, will share information on how to preserve and display cherished heirlooms. She'll also provide tips on how to properly care for these items. The cost to attend is $4 per person.