The Indiana Genealogical Society welcomes Indiana County Genealogists for 3 southern counties, who were appointed at our August 4 board meeting:
Lynne C. Morris Keasling of Corydon is the Indiana County Genealogist for Harrison County. Lynne has been the Registrar of a DAR chapter for 16 years, and also involved with local chapters of the United States Daughters of 1812 and the Daughters of the Union 1861-1865. She has assisted in compiling 14 genealogy record books about Harrison County, and is knowledgable about court records from her work in the Harrison County Archives building.
Elizabeth Schlemmer of Bloomington is the Indiana County Genealogist for Monroe County. Elizabeth has been the Manager of the Monroe County History Center's Genealogy Library since November 2010, where she helps patrons with their research and also directs them to where records are kept. She helps conserve Monroe County records and organizes and leads indexing projects of the county's historical records.
Kathy Knight Wade of Salem is the Indiana County Genealogist for Washington County. Kathy is a 50-year resident of Washington County, and a member of the local DAR chapter. For the past 8 years she has worked at The John Hay Center at the Stevens Memorial Museum, which is run by the Washington County Historical Society. Many county records are available at The John Hay Center, and she assists patrons with their research there, as well as directing them to outside resources.
Indiana County Genealogist (ICG) 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 promotes genealogical and historical research and education within the county, is familiar with the genealogical records and repositories in the county, is aware of record retention policies and issues and acts as a resource person for those doing research in the county.
If you would like to apply to be an Indiana County Genealogist for your area, please visit http://www.indgensoc.org/county_genealogists.php