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March 9, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - South Bend Area Genealogical Society

21st Annual Spring Conference featuring National Speaker James Beidler

St. Joseph County Public Library, 304 S Main St, South Bend, IN 46601

James will giving two presentations during the conference:

Letterpress to Digital: Using Historical Newspapers in Print, Microfilm, Online
Learn the perils, pitfalls, and frequent rewards of researching local and regional newspapers of general circulation for tidbits about your ancestors.

Headlines to Bylines: Using ALL the Newspaper in Your Genealogy
Learn how news briefs, advertisements, even editorials and “letters to the editor” might add to your store of knowledge about your ancestors and their lives in context.

Optional: Register for a bonus evening dinner program with our speaker and hear about “Genealogy’s Lighter Side”. Dinner at Weiss' Gasthaus, 115 N Dixie Way, Roseland, IN 46637.

To obtain further information, see the South Bend Area Genealogical Society website at

April 6, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM - IN Chapter, Palatines to America

Spring Meeting: Key Essentials of German Genealogy—from Basics to Success

Indianapolis Liederkranz, 1417 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN

There will be four one-hour long presentations to enable researchers to take the next step in their German genealogy research–whether they are trying to find the village of origin, locate records of an ancestor in a known village of origin, or looking for records beyond those already obtained.
These presentations will focus on:

  • determining and locating the home village prior to emigration
  • history and geography of Germanic-speaking areas that can provide a background for understanding your ancestors and also indicate where records may be found
  • researching records in the homeland
  • useful books, resources, and websites
  • What if I don’t speak German?
  • Where do I look for additional records?
  • Where can I learn more?

All presentations will be given by Kent Robinson, former Indiana Chapter President and immediate past National President.

For a registration go to: []

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April 13, 2019 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Indiana Genealogical Society

Annual Conference - Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana

The Annual Conference of the Indiana Genealogical Society will be on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Allen County Public Library. Blaine Bettinger will present four sessions on DNA:

  • The Danger of Distant Matches
  • Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries
  • Are You Doing Everything to Identify Your DNA Matches?
  • Phasing and Mapping Your DNA

Genealogy Center librarians John Beatty and Allison DePrey Singleton will each present two sessions. John Beatty will present:

  • Evaluating Published Genealogies
  • German Resources in the Genealogy Center

Allison DePrey Singleton will present:

  • Getting to Know the Genealogy Center Free Databases
  • The 1940 Census and Preparing for the 1950 Census

We have applied for LEU credits from the Indiana State Library for Indiana public librarians.

Registration is available at the IGS website at

This Calendar is sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

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