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Southern Indiana Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Where: Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library
180 West Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana 47150

“Jeffersonville in the Steamboat Era: Town Characters”

Jeanne Burke, Clark County historian and president of the Clark County Museum, Inc., will present “Jeffersonville in the Steamboat Era: Town Characters” at the April 2 program of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. Ms. Burke will tell stories of noteworthy people and animals of Clark County including Rev. Henry Foster Smith, inventor Stephen Sharp, and Billy the Circus Horse. Program time is 7 PM in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana.


Upcoming Meetings Scheduled
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May 7, 2015

Genealogist Marie Byatt will present “The Island of Record Keepers–Britain,” a workshop on researching English ancestry, at the March 5
program of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. Ms. Byatt will explore the history of the records of Britain for the last 1000 years,
why they were created and kept, and how to use them in genealogical research.

June 4, 2015

The Tuley Homestead
Kelly Carnighan, director of the Silver Hills Historical Society, will give a hisory of the Tuley Homestead of Silver Hills (ca 1821-1891). The Tuleys were one of the first families to settle in Floyd County.

July 2, 2015

Stories of the First Families
Descendants of original settlers of Floyd, Clark, and Harrison Counties will share ancestral accounts including those of the Lewis, Rakestraw, Whiteman, and other families.

Program time for our monthly meetings Thursday, 7 PM in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana.


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Need Help With Your Genealogy?

Several evenings each month, SIGS members assist individuals in their research to qualify for
"First Families of Floyd, Clark, and Harrison Counties", a project of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society

To set up a meeting with a SIGS volunteer, please call us at 949-3527 or
E-mail us at SIGSvolunteer@gmail.com for more information.