Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Genealogy Events in Indiana, July 2015

Summer is heating up! Beat the heat and check out these cool genealogy events!

July 11
Genealogy Special Interest Group, Goshen Public Library, 601 S. 5th St., Goshen. 10am-12:30pm – Open to everyone!

July 13
Wabash Valley Genealogy Society: Cemetery Committee – “Navigating Find-A-Grave: The Good and Bad of Online Memorials.” 6:30pm at the Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute.

July 14:
Warsaw Community Public Library: 11:00am to 12:00pm – Questions and Answers About Genealogy, presented by Teresa Crews.Warsaw Community Public Library, Meeting Room C, 310 East Main Street, Warsaw.
July 16
Elkhart County Genealogical Society: 7pm “All This Technology: What to do?”
will feature members demonstrating various software programs and websites, including Shutterfly/This Life Photo. All meetings are free and open to the public. First Presbyterian Church, 200 East Beardsley, Elkhart, Indiana. Use the East door.

July 18
Elkhart County Historical Museum: 10:00am - Have an item you think belongs in a museum? The Elkhart County Historical Museum staff will sponsor “The Do’s & Don’t of Museum Donations.” 304 W. Vistula St., Bristol.

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library: 9:15am – 11:30am – Genealogy Basics Class – . This free class will cover the basics for the first-time genealogy researcher. We’ll meet in Meeting Rooms A&B in the lower level. Feel free to bring your laptops. We’ll provide handouts. To register, call the Genealogy & Local History Department at 765.626.0839. KHCPL Main, 220 N. Union St., Kokomo.

July 21
Twigs Meeting – Picnic in South Bend City Cemetery 6pm- Yes, we’re talking about a cemetery picnic! Join us as we discuss the history of South Bend City Cemetery and ongoing efforts to revitalize this important landmark! We will meet near the front gate at 6:00pm RSVP to Lisa Ellam

July 23
Genealogy Roundtable – Downtown Mishawaka Library, 209 Lincolnway East, Mishawaka. 6:30pm-7:30pm

July 25
Genealogy Center, Allen County Public Library"Beyond Just Starting." You will learn how to verify the family information you find, and the importance of documenting what you find and where you found it. You can also discover how to harvest as much information as possible from various records. We will also show you how to use the free FamilySearch website, and provide a virtual tour of The Genealogy Center’s licensed databases. This 90-minute class is designed for beginners – or for anyone who wants to ensure that the best paths to success are being utilized. 9:30am, Meeting Room A, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne.

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society: Rob Johnson – “Eastern and Southern States Research.” 10:00am at the Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute.

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