Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting & Conference

  • 08 Apr 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Indianapolis Public Library, Central Branch, 40 E. St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Genealogical Society 

Annual Meeting & Conference 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Central Branch, Indianapolis Public Library 

(40 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis)

 ** FREE PARKING Available in Library’s Parking Garage ** 


Tony Burroughs

(Noted speaker and genealogist) 

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: Digital Research of African-Americans—Tony Burroughs

Session 1-B: Locating Your Family in County Commissioners’ Records—Tina Lyons

10:45—11:15 am      Break & vendor browsing

11:15 am—12:15 pm 

Session 2-A: Off the Beaten Path: Unusual Sources for Research—Tony Burroughs

Session 2-B: Researching Indianapolis Public School Records— Ron Darrah

12:15—1:30 pm Lunch—on your own (BOX LUNCH AVAILABLE - pre-order)

1:30—2:30 pm Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting, Awards & Lineage Societies Inductions 

2:30—3:30 pm 

Session 3-A: Freedmen’s Bureau Research—Tony Burroughs 

Session 3-B: Hidden Treasures in Midwestern Archives —Mauri Stotts Pratt

3:30—4:00 pm Break & vendor browsing

4:00 —5:00 pm 

Session 4-A: Creating Order Out of Chaos—Tony Burroughs

Session 4-B: [To Be Announced]

Registration on line at

conference_registration IGS.pdf


"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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