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Committee Chairs and Appointed Officers
The DeKalb County Indiana Genealogy Society meetings are usually held the second Monday of each month. An informal refreshment and sharing time begins at 6:00 p.m. with the regular meeting starting at 6:15 p.m.
DCIGS meetings are usually held at the Eckhart Public Library, 603 S. Jackson Street, Auburn, IN. Other times, locations, and meetings that vary from this will be announced.
DeKalb County Indiana Genealogy Society
2016 ANNUAL BANQUET
“Indiana State & DeKalb History Jeopardy”
August 20 Saturday @ 5:45 Dinner at 6:00 (Program after dinner)
At the Masonic Lodge
223 W. Hobart St. Ashley, IN (Across from the smiley face water tower)
Picture of Amanda Blackman in front of the DeKalb County "Waterloo" Mastodon. When was it found and where is it now? This may be one of the questions.
In celebration of 200 years of Indiana History, Amanda will be making up a Jeopardy-Like game. Come join the fun and if you don’t know the answers have a great time learning. Prizes will be given to the winners. We will also have door prizes. How well do you know Indiana or DeKalb History? Some questions will be easy and some will be hard. One of the prizes will be a new compilation of 200 plus stories of the cemetery talks we have been doing for the last 16 years. This will also be in honor of the 200th birthday of Indiana.
Menu: Pecan chicken, baked steak, mashed potatoes & gravy,
Almond green beans, tossed salad, rolls, homemade pie & drinks.
Members, guests and the public are welcome.
For more information: DeKalb County Indiana Genealogy Society,
PO Box 6085, Auburn, IN 46706
or Roselyn Wells, 925-0384 & email@example.com
Meal reservations are $12.00 per person and are due on or before August 16
Mail your check (and who will be attending) to: DeKalb County Indiana Genealogy Society
P.O. Box 6085, Auburn, IN 46706
Name of guests attending: _________________________________________________________________________
$12.00 per person—please make checks out to: D.C.I.G.S. and mail to D.C.I.G.S. P. O. Box 6085 Auburn, IN 46706
ATTENTION: Rather than raise the cost of the meal, please come prepared to leave a gratuity...thanks!
Prior 2016 DCIGS Meetings
Prior 2015 DCIGS Meetings
Membership in the Society is open to anyone who is interested in genealogy.
The cost of membership is $10.00 for an individual and $15.00 for a family membership (January to December). A quarterly newsletter, DeKalb Diggings, which you will receive, is sent by April 15, July 15 and October 15 and January 15.
Click Here for a,Membership Form
PLEASE NOTE: Due to a large number of query requests, we have temporarily suspended the acceptance of new queries. This service will start again in the near future.
Only brief queries will be researched. Cost will be for copies. As a member you may place a free query in our newsletter.
Send queries to: DeKalb County Genealogy Society, c/o Query Editor, P.O. Box 6085, Auburn, Indiana 46706
Queries may also be sent to the following email:
Roselyn Wells rozwells at mediacombb.net (please note that this is a new e-mail address. If you sent a query to the old e-mail address of rozwells at sbcglobal.net, please resubmit your request, after April 15, 2012. Thank you!
Past and present churches in the county. A history and records of the churches before 1930. If you know of old DeKalb County church records that are not located at a church please let us know.
This ongoing project is chaired by Patricia Dyson.
More Information below.
This project is done and is published in book form. Possibly an update will be published later when more probate records are gone through and the wills that are newly filed can be kept up to date. Thank you to our former committee of Roselyn Wells and Carol Pettit and also to past members that have worked on this project.
Pioneer Settlers Application
Our DeKalb County ancestors made it happen.
Some traveled many rough miles to get here while others were born in DeKalb County. They cleared the land, built roads and houses, planted and harvested the first crops.
If your direct descendant lived in DeKalb County prior to December 31, 1850, you may apply for a Pioneer Certificate.
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