Wells County Genealogy Society
formerly Blackford-Wells Genealogy Society

P.O. Box 54   Bluffton, Indiana  46714

WHO:  We are a genealogy society serving residents of Wells County in northeastern Indiana, as well as anyone else whose research interests lie in this county.  Our present membership numbers 80.

WHEN:  We meet six times a year, at 10:00 a.m. on the third Saturday of each of the odd months (January, March, May, July, September, and November).

WHERE:  Our meetings are held at the Wells County Historical Society Museum, 420 W. Market, Bluffton, Indiana. 

2010 meetings are as follows:

    January ~ Carry-in dinner
    March ~ Regular meeting: speaker to be announced
    May ~ Regular meeting: speaker to be announced
    July ~ Work day
    Sept ~ Regular meeting: speaker to be announced
    November ~ Program: Anna Fullhart presenting "The History of Christmas Tree Ornaments"
CURRENT PROJECTS:
  • Transcribe and create every name index of the Wells County land records/deeds
  • History of Uniondale
  • History of Poneto
  • History of Tocsin
    (Anyone with information or pictures on these towns, please contact Connie Brubaker at cbrubaker@onlyinternet.net)

HOW:
  To become a member, please contact one of the officers or any member of the society for a membership application, or print and mail the application found here.  Dues are $15.00/year for an individual, or $20.00/year for a family, and are payable January 1 of the membership year.  With your membership, you will receive 6 issues (1 year) of our newsletter, The Wells County Tracer.  You will also be entitled to one free query printed in the newsletter.


PUBLICATIONS:
    ORDER FORM FOR ALL PUBLICATIONS

    Wells County Will Index: The Society has prepared an index to records from the Clerk's Office and the Recorder's Office of Wells County.  The earliest record indexed is from 1838 and the index contains the names of over 2500 testators. This is not an every name index. The price for this valuable information is $20.00 for members or $25.00 for non-members.  Prices include shipping. We still have a few of the books left and when they are gone there will be no more.


    Poneto Journal newspaper: A CD-ROM for $6.00 (includes shipping).

Send orders to:
Wells County Genealogy Society
P.O. Box 54
Bluffton, IN  46714

WHAT ELSE: Genealogical research is available with fees starting at $25.00, payable in advance. Any additional research, such as another line, will be an additional fee. All monies will go to Wells County Genealogy Society. Print and mail the genealogy worksheet to initiate a genealogy search.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Please contact one of the officers below.


OFFICERS FOR 2009-2010:

President:
Connie Dalrymple Brubaker, cbrubaker@onlyinternet.net

Vice President:
Cami Mount, CSM81@aol.com

Secretary:
Lynn Elliott, lelliott@onlyinternet.net

Treasurer:
Joan Gavilanez


GENEALOGY SOCIETY FILE LIBRARY:


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Last updated on Tuesday, 24-Nov-2009 08:36:45 MST with information provided by Connie Brubaker