Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Learn About the Midwest (and More!) at FGS Conference in Fort Wayne

IGS Proudly Sponsors Midwest Track at FGS 2018 Conference

The Federation of Genealogical Societies is having its annual conference in Fort Wayne, 22-25 August 2018. The Indiana Genealogical Society is proud to be the sponsor of the Midwest Research track on Thursday. Those sessions include:
  • "Indiana Genealogy: The Crossroads to America" by Melissa Tennant 
  • "Illinois Digital Resources" by Tina Beaird
  • "Mitten Roots: Family History Research in Michigan" by Kris Rzepczynski
  • "Midwestern Treasures on Ancestry" by Juliana Szucs. (This session is sponsored by Ancestry.)
Need more Midwest sessions? Here are the Midwest Research sessions on Friday and Saturday:
  • "Bibles, Beds and Bobbins: Early Indiana Laws" by Judy Russell
  • "Finding Treasures in the Hoosier Courthouse" by Michael Lacopo
  • "Buckeye Beginnings: An Introduction to Ohio Research" by Amy Johnson Crow
  • "Michigan Online: Tools for Genealogists" by Kris Rzepczynski
  • "Using Midwest Adjutant General Records in Your Military Research" by Tina Beaird
  • "'Hoosier Daddy?': Tales of a Reluctant Blogger and How Blogs Can Enhance Your Genealogical Research" by Michael Lacopo
  • "Using Indirect Evidence to Identify the Father of a Great Great Grandmother" by Jan Alpert 
  • "Clues in Missouri Migration" by Pamela Boyer Sayre
The Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference is open to anyone who is interested in improving their genealogy research. You do not need to be a member of any genealogy society to attend.

FGS 2018 has more than 100 sessions and workshops to choose from, for researchers of all skill and experience levels.

This year's conference will be at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, directly across the street from the Allen County Public Library. (The Genealogy Center in the library will have extended hours for conference attendees.)

Click here for more information about the FGS conference and to register. We'll see you in Fort Wayne!

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