Thursday, April 24, 2014

IGS Adds 2 World War I Databases To Members-Only

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added 2 databases about Indiana soldiers in World War I to the Military Records section of our Members Only area:

--Personnel of Army Base Hospital 32 in World War I (1917-1918)
[Army Base Hospital 32 was formed in Indianapolis]

--Roster of 62nd Engineers in World War I (1918-1919)

These are premium databases, accessible only to IGS members.

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,268 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

IGS Adds Database of Taylor University Students 1888-1891 to Members-Only

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database of Taylor University students from 1888 to 1891 to the College Records section of our Members Only area:

--Students of Taylor University, Upland (1888-1891)

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

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,266 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Monday, April 21, 2014

April 26 Work Session for Preserving Hendricks County Probate Records

A receipt for tuition at Mooresville High School in 1867
Would you like to help preserve court records from the 1800's? The Indiana Genealogical Society's Hendricks County probate records project is flattening and organizing probate packets from 1824-1900 in preparation for them to be digitized and placed online for free access. Stop by our next work session on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Danville Public Library. We'll be flattening and organizing records from the 1870's through the 1890's.

You can come when you want and stay for as little or as long as you like — lunch is on your own. To help us plan space, please register online or contact the library’s Indiana Room - phone (317) 718-8008 extension 140.

If you can't make the April 26 session, we have another session scheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Plainfield Public Library.

For more information about this project, please visit our Records Preservation Project page. Questions? Contact webmaster@indgensoc.org.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Dearborn County Library To Hold Genealogy Club Meeting

The Lawrenceburg Public Library in Dearborn County will hold a meeting of their Genealogy Club on Saturday, May 3 at 2 pm in the library's Genealogy/Local History Room. Secrets of the census will be discussed, as well as successful research techniques and helpful genealogy websites. The meeting is free and open to the public - no registration is necessary.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

IGS Adds Database of Butler University Students in 1938 to Members-Only

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database of students of Butler University in 1938 to the College Records section of our Members Only area:

--Students of Butler University, Indianapolis (1938)

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

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,265 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Southern Indiana Genealogical Society To Discuss Clark, Floyd & Harrison County Settlers

The Southern Indiana Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, May 1 at 7 pm in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library (180 W. Spring St., New Albany IN). Guest speakers Melissa Wiseheart, Allison Fredrickson, and Kathy Fisher of the New Albany-Floyd County, Jeffersonville Township (Clark County), and Harrison County public libraries will discuss strategies for researching original settlers in Clark County, Floyd County and Harrison County by using a variety of resources. The Southern Indiana Genealogical Society will also be celebrating its 35th anniversary, and refreshments will be served. This meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insigs/nextmeet.htm.

NOTE: This program is part of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society's First Families of Floyd, Clark and Harrison Counties Project, which is dedicated to discovering, honoring, and preserving the memory of pioneers in the tri-county area. Membership in SIGS' First Families is open to anyone proving direct descent from a settler living in the tri-county area prior to December 31, 1840.

IGS Adds Database of Butler University Graduates in 1883 to Members-Only

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database of graduates of Butler University in 1883 to the College Records section of our Members Only area:

--Graduates of Butler University, Indianapolis (1883)

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

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,264 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.