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IGS Friday Conference
Researching Church Records

This presentation will explore all of the major religious denominations in Indiana and focus on the types of records they created. Church recordsd can be a helpful resource in tracing family history, but they all have challenges with respect to availability and access. Presented by: John D. Beatty

Indiana Genealogy: The Crossroads to America

This presentation is for those seeking Indiana ancestors or family members who may have migrated through the state on their way further west. The methods and sources for discovering your Hoosier roots will be explained along with a demonstration of the resources available for anyone seeking Indiana family history. Presented by: Melissa C. Tennant

Finding the Unknown Parents of Your Ancestor

We all know how challenging it can be to find your ancestor's parents or other family members when they are not known. This session will explain through short case studies how to use cluster research and sources such as tax records, census records and probate records to find these elusive ancestors and make connections that prove parentage. Presented by: Sara Allen

Treasure Awaits: The Genealogy Center’s Digital Collections

Discover the treasure trove of more than five million searchable items accessible online from The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Join us for a virtual tour of The Genealogy Center’s digital collections. Presented by: Melissa Tennant

Apr 9, 2021 09:30 AM in Indiana (East)

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