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Tuesday, June 5
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Shaking the Branches BASICS 101 Work Session"  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Brownsburg Public Library, Meeting Room E, 450 S. Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, IN 46112
On Work Session Days, access to Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest among other resources will be available.  A limited number of library laptops will be available for checkout or bring your own.  BASICS 101 sessions are best for those new to genealogy.  A working knowledge of computers is suggested.
Registration is appreciated and online at www.bburglibrary.net


Thursday, June 7
Plainfield Genealogy Group - "Genealogy Software Throwdown: Roots Magic vs Family Tree Maker  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Twp. Public Library, McMillian-B Meeting Room, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN
Ever wonder how those genealogy software programs work?  Join us as we learn the pros and cons of two popular programs: Roots Magic and Family Tree Maker. Steve Smith and Cindy Rutledge of the Danville Public Library use these programs and will present their opions on the products.


Saturday, June 9
"Go West Young Man -- At Least to West Indianapolis"  (GSMC Program)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wayne Township Government Center, 5401 W Washington St Indianapolis, IN 46241
Please come and hear Steve Smith of the Danville Public Library discuss the 100+ years of settling, working, building, growing and eventually losing the identity of the early communities on the west side of Marion County, Indiana.
Sure to be an enjoyable talk for everyone, especially west-siders that will be familiar with the area and its history.


Monday, June 11
Danville Genealogy Group - Pitch In Lunch - Heirloom Show & Tell  (Other Events)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Danville Public Library Meeting Room, 101 S. Indiana Street, Danville, Indiana
Bring your favorite dish to share with the group (Drinks, plates, cups and utensils are provided). Bring a family treasure or a story for show & tell.



Tuesday, July 3
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Technology for Genealogists"  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Brownsburg Public Library, Meeting Room E, 450 S. Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, IN 46112
Presenter is Crystal Ward of the Indiana State Library.
Registration is appreciated and online at www.bburglibrary.net.


Thursday, July 5
Plainfield Genealogy Group - Genealogy Gems: Mortality Schedules 1850-1885  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Twp. Public Library, McMillan-B Meeting Room, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN
Meredith Thompson will speak to us on these hidden gems of genealogy.  In this presentation you'll learn about one of the least-used resources for deaths - mortality schedules that were done for the 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 federal censuses, as well as the 1885 state censuses.


Monday, July 9
Danville Genealogy Group  (Other Events)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Danville Public Library, Meeting Room 101 S. Indiana Street, Danville, Indiana
Roots Magic vs Family Tree Maker, presented by Cindy Rutledge and Steve Smith of the Danville Public Library.


Saturday, July 14
Webinar: Discover Your Family In School Yearbooks  (GSMC Program)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSMC Library @ Memorial Park, 9370 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46229
Learn how helpful school yearbooks can be to your research in general with this MyHeriage webinar and we will give added focus on Marion County schools and what is being done to preserve these books. Come and check out  what GSMC LIbrary has available - you may find a picture of one of your ancestors!



Thursday, August 2
Plainfield Genealogy Group - Property Tax Lists: More Than Landowners  (Other Events)
1:00 am to 3:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Twp. Public Library, McMilllan-B Meeting Room, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN
Meredith Thompson will present this program on a very under-used resource!  Taxes are a foundation of American life.  In this presentation, you'll learn about the various assessments that have been done by the local and federal government and how you can use these tax lists in your genalogy research.


Tuesday, August 7
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Shaking the Branches - Work Session"  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Brownsburg Public Library, Meeting Room E, 450 S. Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, Indiana 46112
On Work Session Days, access to Ancestry.com and HeritagQuest among other resources will be available. A limited number of library laptops will be available for checkout or bring your own.
Registration is appreciated and online at www.bburglibrary.net.


Saturday, August 11
State Archives  (GSMC Program)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSMC Library @ Memorial Park, 9370 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46229


Monday, August 13
Danville Genealogy Group - "Not Just Obituaries - Newspaper Research"  (Other Events)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Danville Public Library, Meeting Room, 101 S. Indiana Street, Danville, Indiana
Presented by Cindy Rutledge of the Danville Public Library.


Wednesday, August 22 through Saturday, August 25
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2018 Conference  (Other Events)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
THE premiere genealogy event of the year!  Event hosted by the nation's largest public genealogy center: The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library - A conference for the Nation's Genealogists.
VisitFortWayne.com/FGS2018 and FGS.org for more informaiton.



Tuesday, September 4
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Genealogy Cold Case"  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Brownsburg Public Library, Meeting Room E, 450 S. Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, Indiana 46112
Program is presented by Cindy Rutledge of the Danville Public Library.
Registration is appreciated and online at www.bburglibrary.net.


Thursday, September 6
Plainfield Genealogy Group - DNA and Genealogy: Getting the Most from Your DNA Matches  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Twp. Public Library, MicMillan-B Meeting Room, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN
Andrea Ackermann with the Central Indiana DNA Interest Group (CIDIG) will present this program on DNA.  She will focus on how DNA test results can help you with researching your family history.


Saturday, September 8
Webinar Topic: Trails of Daniel Boone and Other Western Travelers  (GSMC Program)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSMC Library at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9370 E Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229
Webinar presentation by J. Mark Lowe.


Monday, September 10
Danville Genealogy Group - "Coming to America"  (Other Events)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Danville Public Library, Meeting Room, 101 S. Indiana Street, Danville, Indiana
Program will be presented by Steve Smith of the Danville Public Library.


Saturday, September 15
Go West Young Man ... At Least to West Indianapolis  (Other Events)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Danville Public Library, Meeting Room, 101 S. Indiana Street, Danville, Indiana
Program sponsored by the Indiana Room of the Danville Public Library.
Indiana Room's Steve Smith will discuss the 100+ years of settling, working, building, growing and eventually losing the identity of the early communities on the west side of Marion County, Indiana.



Tuesday, October 2
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Shaking the Branches - BASICS 101 Work Session"  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Brownsburg Public Library, Meeting Room E, 450 S. Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, Indiana 46112
On Work Session Days, access to Ancestry.com and HeritagQuest among other resources will be available.  A limited number of library laptops will be available for checkout or bring your own.  BASICS 101 sessions are best for those new to genealogy.  A working knowledge of computers is suggested.
Registration is appreciated and online at www.bburglibrary.net.
 


Thursday, October 4
Plainfield Genealogy Group - "When is it Time to Hire a Professional Genealogist?"  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Twp Public Library, McMillan-B Meeting Room, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN
This month we are pleased to hear from Darlene Anderson, professional genealogist from the Boone County area.  She will consult with us and give us some thoughts on when it's time to call in the Genealogy Cavalry!


Saturday, October 13
Rose Ann Sigborn  (GSMC Program)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSMC Library at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9370 E Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229
Program speaker Rose Ann Sigborn from Danville Public Library speaking on “Meaning of Squire, Mr. or No Prefix on Virginia Documents.


Saturday, October 27
"Digging Up the Dead"  (Other Events)
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Indiana
Please join us as we examine, decipher and interpret death records, death research and other interesting facets of mortality in history.



Thursday, November 1
Plainfield Genealogy Group Program - Grim Necessity: Grave Robbing in 19th Century Central Indiana  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Twp. Public Library - McMillan-B Meeting Room, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN
Hamilton East Public Library's David Heighway will talk to us on this very interesting topic.


Tuesday, November 6
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - Topic to be Announced  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Brownsburg Public Library, Meeting Room E, 450 S. Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, IN 46112
Information will be added later.


Saturday, November 10
Webinar - Cause of Death: Using Coroner's Records in Genealogy added focus on Marion County  (GSMC Program)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSMC Library at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9370 E Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229
Join us for the webinar about coroner's records presented by Lisa Alzo and afterwards a group discussion on Marion County resources.


Monday, November 12
Danville Genealogy Group  (Other Events)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Danville Public Library, Meeting Room, 101 S. Indiana Street, Danville, Indiana
topic to be announced.



Tuesday, December 4
Brownsburg Genealogy Group - "Genalogy Show and Tell and Finger Food Pitch In  (Other Events)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Brownsburg Public Library, Meeting Room E, 450 S. Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, Indiana 46112
Bring your favorite finger food pitch in to share with the group, perhaps it is even an old family recipe!
We will provide drinks, plates, utensils and napkins.  Be sure to bring your family treasure (photograph, item, document, research breakthrough, etc,) for sharing and tell us all about it.
Registration is appreciated and online at www.bburglibrary.net.
 


Thursday, December 6
Plainfield Genealogy Group - Annual Family History Show & Tell and Pitch-In Luncheon  (Other Events)
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Twp. Public Library, McMillan-B Meeting Room, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN
We gather at 12:30 to enjoy a lunch together (provided by us!) and then share some family history show and tell stories. Bring your favorite pitch-in dish to share.  (Drinks, plates, cups and utensils are provided). Be sure to bring your family treasue for the Family History Show and Tell!


Saturday, December 8
Annual Show & Tell Program and Holiday Luncheon  (GSMC Program)
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSMC Library at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9370 E Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229
Bring your favorite dish to share with everyone and a family treasure or story for the Show & Tell portion of the program!


Monday, December 10
Danville Genealogy Group - Pitch-In Lunch -Heirloom Show & Tell  (Other Events)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Danville Public Library, Meeting Room, 101 S. Indiana Street, Danville, IN
Annual Luncheon and Show & Tell Program.