Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting and Conference

  • 25 Apr 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • University Hall, Indiana State University, 401 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN

Indiana Genealogical Society

Annual Meeting and Conference

Featuring The Legal Genealogist

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL 

Saturday, April 25, 2015

University Hall, Indiana State University, 401 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 


9:00-9:30 am       Registration, networking, vendor browsing

9:30-9:45 am       Welcome and Introductions 

9:45–10:45 am    Session 1-A  Your First Trip to the Courthouse, Judy G. Russell

                          Session 1-B  A Brief History of the Settlement of Vigo County, Mike McCormick

10:45–11:15 am   Break and vendor browsing

11:15–12:15 pm   Session 2-A  “Disabled or Deceased in the Line of Duty” – Military Pensions and the Civil War, Judy G. Russell

                          Session 2-B  Travel through Time with Wabash Valley Visions & Voices, Donna Adams and Vikki Sordean

12:15-1:30 pm     Lunch on your own

1:30–2:30 pm      Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting/Awards/Lineage Societies Inductions

2:30–3:30 pm     Session 3-A  Staying Out of Trouble – the Rights and Responsibilities of Today’s Genealogists, Judy G. Russell

                         Session 3-B  Which DNA Test is Right for Your Research, Tim Phipps

3:30–4:00 pm     Break and vendor browsing

4:00–5:00 pm     Session 4-A  Rogues, Rascals and Rapcallions: The Family Black Sheep, Judy G. Russell

                         Session 4-B  Using Y-DNA to Enhance Genealogical Research, Tim Phipps


Registration Fee: IGS Members - $35.00,   Non-Members - $45.00 - Dead line for pre-registration is Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

At the Door Fee -  $50.00

For more information and registration - please visit this website

On-site breakfast and lunch meal service will be available at Jazzman's by Sodexo.  Service hours will be between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Please click on Jazzman's Menu for menu selections and Jazzman's Beverages for beverage choices.

For additional Information - click on -

Terre Haute Hotels

Floor Plan University Hall - ISU

Host Society -

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society



"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


Society Email Address:

President: James Kane      Email:

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

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