04/24/2021 - 1:00 pm
Genealogy Do-Over: A Year of Learning from My Mistakes
Thomas MacEntee will present a virtual educational seminar on the topic "The Genealogy Do-Over: A Year of Learning from my ...
05/08/2021 - 1:00 pm
Cemetery Symbolism - Jeannie Regan-Dinius
Jeannie Regan-Dinius, with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will discuss Cemetery Symbolism via Zoom. Free admission; pre-registration required. ...
06/12/2021 - 1:00 pm
People of Faith, History and Ancestry Through the Lens of the Catholic Church in Indiana
Julie K Motyka, Archivist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, will speak on the sacramental records (baptisms, marriages, deaths) which are of ...
Donâ€™t assume that all information in the census is correct. Itâ€™s only as good as the knowledge of the person reporting it or recording it.
Towns, cities and counties have changed names over time. Check a Geographical and Historical Dictionary or a Gazetteer.
When transcribing a record or document, copy it EXACTLY as found, even if words are not spelled as they are today.