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Welcome to the Wabash Valley  Genealogy Society Website! 

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society serves Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois; plus Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana.  Meetings are held in Terre Haute, Indiana.

WVGS Annual Business Meeting 

and Holiday Social 

(Members Only)

            MONDAY, December 12, 2016

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

   VCPL Rooms A, B & C

6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing

WVGS members are cordially invited to the 2016 Annual Business Meeting & Holiday Social. There will be genealogy games, a round of "Genealogy Table Talk", socializing, great food and extra special door prizes. 

"Genealogy Table Talk" - Bring a photo, a small family heirloom or a family tale. At each table, everyone will share a family story about the object or photo they have brought. Each table will then select the best story, picture or object at their table and we will share these with the entire group. Prizes will be give for the “best” at each table. This should be a fun activity as all of us share just a bit of our own family histories.

Special Door Prizes -  1 TB Portable Hard Drive, Wheeled Case with Telescoping Handle,  Collection of Archive Supplies and an Annual Membership to Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Annual Business Meeting & Elections - A short business meeting will be conducted covering election of officers, approving the 2017 budget, etc.

Pitch-In Meal -  The main entrees will be provided. If you are able please bring your favorite side-dish - appetizers, vegetables desserts, etc. to share with fellow members.

     Past handouts, audio and/or slide presentations now available through the "Member Only" Section.

(Note: Member "Log-In" is at the upper right hand side of the page. Enter your email address as registered with WVGS. Then use the password "wvgs2004" if this is your first visit to the member section.)

"From Jamestown to Lost Creek: A 200 Year Journey" by James Shepard - Handout and written version of presentation.  

"An Introduction to Quaker Genealogy" by Thomas Hamm - Handout and audio presentation available.

Navigating Find A Grave: The Good & Bad of Online Memorials by(the WVGS Cemetery Committee  - Both the handout and the slide presentations are now available in the  "Member Only" section. 

"Researching Techniques for 3 WVGS Counties - Parke, Sullivan and Clark"          

The “Research Techniques" program highlighted the research tips, resources and genealogical holdings of these three distinct counties - Parke, Sullivanand Clark.   The four knowledgeable presenters provided helpful guidance in researching your ancestors in these counties.  Please see the attached handouts!

Marshall Public Library Brochure mpl genealogy brochure.pdf

Clark County, Illinois Info - Clark County.pdf

Sullivan County Brochure -SullivanCountyResearchBrochure.pdf

Rockville Brochure - Rockville Geneology Brochure.pdf           

             
    

Upcoming WVGS Events

07 Dec 2016 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library - Room D
12 Dec 2016 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library - Room A, B & C, One Library Square, Terre Haute, IN - Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
15 Dec 2016 1:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
09 Jan 2017 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, One Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
07 Mar 2017 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, One Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
13 Mar 2017 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN

Upcoming Regional Events

07 Dec 2016 7:00 PM • The Cyril Johnson Room, Putman County Public Library
04 Jan 2017 7:00 PM • The Cyril Johnson Room, Putman County Public Library
08 Apr 2017 9:00 AM • Indianapolis Public Library, Central Branch, 40 E. St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana

 

P.O. Box 9347

Terre Haute, Indiana 47808-9347

       

Society Email Address: wvgs@inwvgs.org

Society Phone Number: 812-264-1510   Please leave a message.

President: Tim Phipps     Email: ptphipps@att.net  

Vice-President: Dea Guerri    Email: marcIIphoto@aol.com


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