At its October board meeting, the Indiana Genealogical Society appointed Sally Widener of Batesville as the Indiana County Genealogist for Ripley County. A frequent speaker at the Tri-County Genealogical Society's meetings, Sally is also indexing and taking photos of area tombstones for Find A Grave.
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, reporting on genealogy-related news (including any issues of records preservation and access). If you would like to apply to be an Indiana County Genealogist for your area, please visit http://www.indgensoc.org/county_genealogists.php