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Queries and Research Requests

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society is a volunteer organization without an office or research library and therefore is unable to offer in-depth research services.  The following options are available through the society and through other local sources.

WVGS Newsletter Queries

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 Vigo County Public Library

The Vigo County Public Library’s Special Collections department is happy to help with general research inquiries at no charge. Questions are answered on a first-come, first-served basis, and the amount of time it takes to answer each request is dependent on the complexity of the question(s).

Contact Information:  Special Collections Department, Vigo County Public Library, One Library Square, Terre Haute, IN 47807 / 812-232-1119

Please contact VCPL, Special Collections, for free (as of Dec 7, 2022) obituaries; they also have online death records and marriage information online lookups:


"Researchers List" - Indiana Genealogical Society

The Indiana Genealogical Society provides a list of researchers who can, for a fee, help with genealogical research.  This list can be found HERE. Please note the specific counties of interest.


Indiana Genealogical Society - County Genealogists

The County Genealogists of the Indiana Genealogical Society can assist with general information regarding record locations, libraries, informational sources within their counties.  Contact information for the County Genealogist can be found HERE.

Tribune-Star Newspaper Query

Send your query about a Wabash Valley family or surname to Include as much information about the person or family you are searching for, including names, dates, relationships, and places of residence. Also include both your regular mailing address and e-mail address so readers can reply to you. Phone number is optional. Your query will run free in the Terre Haute Tribune-Star newspaper’s Sunday “Genealogy” column. (The Wabash Valley includes queries for Vigo, Clay, Sullivan, Parke, Putnam, and Vermillion counties in Indiana, and Edgar, Clark, and Vermilion counties in Illinois).


"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 7012

Terre Haute, Indiana 47802-7012


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President: James Kane      Email:

For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.

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