Thursday, June 9, 2011

IGS Appoints 3 Indiana County Genealogists

At its June board meeting, the Indiana Genealogical Society appointed 3 more Indiana County Genealogists:

Harold Henderson of LaPorte is the Indiana County Genealogist for LaPorte County. He is a professional genealogist, a published author, and has his own blog, Midwestern Microhistory. A member of the La Porte County Historical Society and the Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, and Secretary of the La Porte County, Indiana Genealogical Society, Harold is also on the Board of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He also volunteers at the La Porte Clerk’s office to help other genealogists with their research, along with indexing La Porte County records.

Dian Moore of Crawfordsville is the Indiana County Genealogist for Montgomery County. Dian has held the position of Local History Librarian for the Crawfordsville District Public Library and she is past president of the Genealogy Club of Montgomery County. Dian is also doing some Montgomery County indexing projects.

Margaret B. Champion of Greencastle is the Indiana County Genealogist for Putnam County. A professional genealogist, she has been running Maggie’s Genealogy Service since 2005. Margaret indexes records for FamilySearch and works with the ProGen Study Group. She also belongs to the Association of Professional Genealogists, National Genealogical Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Indiana Genealogical Society.

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, 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

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