by Curt B. Witcher, MLS, FUGA, IGSF
Known as the Crossroads of America, Indiana is rich in records and repositories that contain both textual and virtual resources, official governmental records and private records. This presentation identifies resources and explores strategies for accessing and successfully using those records.
by James L. Hansen, FASG
When our Midwestern ancestors were "pioneers", living where the traditional genealogical resources were scarce, they can be particularly challenging. This lecture describes special research techniques, and different sources, that may be necessary to trace these particular "problem ancestors."
Sponsored by American Society of Genealogists
by Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG
Anglo settlers came to Wisconsin in search of mineral wealth beginning in the 1820s. After 1850, a large influx of Norwegians and Germans, later followed by Belgians and Poles, made Wisconsin their home. An examination of repositories, records and their locations.
by Diane VanSkiver Gagel, MA
Guidelines for researching in the Gateway to the West--Ohio. Areas covered include the township, county, and state levels and where researchers can find the best genealogical records. Major repositories will be discussed and how to access them.
by Ann Carter Fleming, CG, CGL, FNGS
St. Louis played a key role in the development of the west. Learn more about St. Louis records dating from 1765 to the current day as well as their access and availability.
Sponsored by St. Louis Genealogical Society
6th–11th September 2011