Monday, July 30, 2007

Decatur County Genealogist Appointed

The Indiana Genealogical Society has appointed Russell Wilhoit of Greensburg as the Indiana County Genealogist (ICG) for Decatur County. Russell is currently Vice-President of the Tri-County Genealogical Society( and a past board member of the Decatur County Historical Society.

Russell is a lifelong resident of the county with over 25 years of experience, including as a researcher for hire for the past 7 years. He has compiled several books about the county, including Decatur County Divorces 1823-1900, Decatur County Coroners Reports 1873-1948, Decatur County Obituaries 1897-1907, South Park Cemetery Records 1823-1923, county death record books for 1882-1896 and an 1870 census index.

He is also the Decatur County Historian and helps answer queries for the Decatur County Public Library, as well as various county offices.

Contact Russell Wilhoit at

About ICG
Indiana County Genealogist is a program of the Indiana Genealogical Society. Its goal is to appoint qualified individuals to represent each of the 92 counties in Indiana. The ICG is a liaison between the Indiana Genealogical Society and local organizations and individuals, acting as a conduit for genealogy-related news. For more details, visit

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