The Indiana Genealogical Society welcomes Jana Beth Wells-Trace of Bloomington as the Indiana County Genealogist for Owen County. She was appointed at our October 27 board meeting. Jana has been doing genealogy for over 10 years in and around Owen County and is the author of "Excerpts from James K. Wells Journal," which appeared in the Owen County, Indiana Magazine of History and Genealogy. She will be a great help to other genealogists and historians researching their family history in the county.
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