• 13 Apr 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana


13 APRIL 2019

Registration is open for the Indiana Genealogical Society's 2019 annual conference, which will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana (900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne IN). The featured speaker will be DNA expert Blaine Bettinger. Indiana Genealogical Society members will receive a $10 discount if they pre-register.

DEADLINE: The deadline to pre-register for the conference is Tuesday, April 9, 2019; after that, registration will be $50 per person, including at the door.

REGISTRATION: Register online for the conference using the form below (we use PayPal), or print out and mail in the Registration Form.

INDIANA LIBRARIANS: LEU credits have been applied for; the session information will be updated when the LEU credits have been approved by the Indiana State Library.

VENDORS: If your organization is interested in being a vendor at the conference, please contact Michael Maben (

Bettinger will present sessions on:

  • The Danger of Distant Matches
  • Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries
  • Are You Doing Everything To Identify Your DNA Matches?
  • Phasing and Mapping Your DNA

There will also be sessions on:

  • Evaluating Published Genealogies (John Beatty)
  • German Resources in the Genealogy Center (John Beatty)
  • Getting to Know the Genealogy Center's Free Databases (Allison DePrey Singleton)
  • The 1940 Census and Preparing for the 1950 Census (Allison DePrey Singleton)

Indiana library employees: LEU credits are being applied for - the details for these sessions will be updated when LEU credits have been approved.

Pre-registration is $40 for Indiana Genealogical Society members, $50 for non-members.

Registration form can be found at:


"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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