2011 Conference of the Genealogical Society of Marion County

  • 19 Nov 2011
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Indiana History Center, 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, Indiana

The Genealogical Society of Marion County

in cooperation with the

Indiana Historical Society

    16th Annual Genealogy Conference    

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Indiana History Center

  450 West Ohio St. - Indianapolis   


with Melissa Shimkus

Melissa Shimkus is the coordinator of programs and seminars at the Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library at Fort Wayne. She began her career as a genealogy librarian in Tampa, Florida, and supervised the History & Genealogy Collection for the Hillsborough County Public Library in Florida. With a focus on genealogy instruction, she created a nine course genealogy series, and has spoken at numerous events, including the Indiana Genealogical Society Conference. Her areas of interest are southeastern United States, African American research, and the use of emerging technologies in genealogy.

  8:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  Registration   9:00 a.m.  Welcome
  9:10 a.m.  Session:  Before Crossing the Ocean: Records of Our Immigrant Ancestors
10:30 a.m.  Session:  The Ellis Island Experience
11:30 a.m.   Lunch
  1:00 p.m.  Session:  Voyages at Your Fingertips: Online Immigration Records
  2:15 p.m.  Session:  Naturalization Records of our Ancestors

For session descriptions, PDF version, or more information about GSMC, go to  www.GenealogyIndy.org.

Conference Fee (Includes lunch, free parking, discounts in bookstore, access to exhibitions) $30 for GSMC, IHS, and IAAGG members and $38 for non-members.     

Special: for GSMC, IHS, and IAAGG members: Register by Oct. 16 - $27 (save additional 10%) Not a member? Join now and enjoy the Member rate as well as all of the other benefits throughout the year.

For information on GSMC, go to www.GenealogyIndy.org

To register: Make payment online via PayPal (accepts checking accts and all major cards) or Mail payment to: GSMC, P.O. Box 2292, Indianapolis, IN 46206-2292


"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: wvgs@inwvgs.org

President: James Kane      Email: jjpkane@frontier.com

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

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