Welcome to the Wabash Valley  Genealogy Society Website! 


The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society serves Clark, Crawford and Edgar in Illinois. Clay, Greene, Park, Putnam. Sullivan Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana. 

You can now find Wabash Valley Visions & Voices, WVVV, at Indiana Memory.

https://digital.library.in.gov/Web/Collections

“Early Court Records of the Indiana Territory 1790 – 1830” 


By Ann Hecht, Cindy Frederick, and Steve Smith


Monday, October  14, 2019

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

   VCPL Rooms A, B & C

6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing


The McGrady-Brockman House in Vincennes contains many historic documents.  These documents consist of the Northwest Territory, Indiana Territory, and early Knox County court records.  Some of the records are court orders, wills, licenses, petitions for roads, courthouse and jail plans, land petitions, guardianships, petitions for freedom, and indentureship.  Some of the signatures on these documents include, William Henry Harrison, Francis Vigo, Dubois, Daniel Sullivan, Jonathan Jennings, Elijah Stout, John Small and many other early settlers.






Legacy User Group

and Computer Help

Vigo County Public Library

9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Computer Help Class & Legacy

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Legacy (Session #1)

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Legacy (Session # 2)

Students should arrive 30 minutes early for set-up.

Legacy Family Tree is a family history computer program that makes it extremely easy to store your genealogical information.

Family trees containing millions of people that can be recorded, displayed and reported.  Legacy Family Tree keeps track of names, dates, places, events, notes, sources, pictures and sounds.  It presents them on screen in such an intuitive manner that you can easily see the big picture of your entire family.  It is easy to navigate through all your family links using the Family View and Pedigree View screens.  Adding and editing new individuals can be done at any time and in either view.  Moving from generation to generation is a breeze.  You can also create reports and books from your family genealogy.

Note: Classes are usually held in either Room A, B, C, D, or Special Collections of the Vigo County Public Library. Check upon arrival.

For more information contact Joy McPheeters (joymcpheeters@gmail.com).

Download and print your revised schedule below.

2019 Schedule

KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM

Enroll or Renew for 2019

WVGS is participating in the Kroger Community Rewards Program.  Kroger will donor a percentage of purchases made by members and friends who register their Kroger Plus Shopper's Card.  Follow these instructions to help WVGS earn extra money for future projects.

Register your card online at krogercommunityrewards.com.

Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.

If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.

Click on Sign In/Register

Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.

Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions

You will then get a message to check your email in box and click on the link within the body of the email.

Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.

Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.

Update or confirm your information.

Enter NPO number (JH148) or Wabash Valley Genealogy Society, select organization from list and click on confirm.

To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.

REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).

Special Note: WVGS's NPO number is JH148. 

Upcoming WVGS events

19 Sep 2019 9:30 AM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
24 Sep 2019 2:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
24 Sep 2019 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
01 Oct 2019 2:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
01 Oct 2019 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
02 Oct 2019 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
08 Oct 2019 2:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
08 Oct 2019 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
09 Oct 2019 9:30 AM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana

Upcoming Regional Events

09 Oct 2019 5:00 PM • Sullivan County Public Library, 100 S. Crowder St. Sullivn, IN 47882 Phone: (812) 268-4957
02 Nov 2019 11:00 AM • Indiana State Library, 315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis