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