Monday, May 09, 2005

ACROSS MY DESK: Genealogical Society of Marion County, Indiana

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The Genealogical Society of Marion County, Indiana announces its 10th Annual Central Indiana Genealogy Conference, October 1, 2005, at the Indiana State Library, 415 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN. Mark your calendar for this very important genealogical event!

Our speaker will be Jana Sloan-Broglin. Jana is a native of northwest Ohio, is a professional genealogist with over twenty-five years of experience. She has spoken at local, state, regional, and national conferences. She is a lecturer and freelance writer. Over thirty publications on Kentucky resulted in being named a "Kentucky Colonel".

Currently, Jana is serving as Vice President of Membership for the Federation of Genealogical Societies and as a trustee of the Ohio Genealogical Society.

Recent speaking engagements include: Federation of Genealogical Societies 1998, 2004; National Genealogical Society/Pittsburgh, 2003; Southern California Jamboree, 2004; Millennium Conference, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2000; Ohio Genealogical Society, 1997-1999, 2001-2004; Northern Arizona Genealogical Society, 2003; Downriver Genealogical Society, Troy, Michigan, 2002; Michigan Council of Genealogical Societies, Troy, Michigan, 2001; Southwestern Kansas Genealogical Society, Dodge City, Kansas, 2002; Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society, Traverse City, Michigan, 2002; Tri-State Genealogical Society, Evansville, Indiana, 2002; Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society/Pittsburgh, 2002 and various Ohio Genealogical Society chapters.

The topics she will be speaking about are:
-- Hookers, Crooks and Kooks: or Aunt Merle Didn’t Run a Boarding House
-- The Key to the Courthouse
-- Getting the Dirt on Grandpa
-- See Ya in the Funnies: A Beard-Sloan Family Case Study

Limited seating is available and you must be pre-registered; we cannot accept Walk-ins. For further details and registration information please visit our website,

Please complete the registration form and mail with your check to GSMC, Attention: Conference, PO Box 2292, Indianapolis, IN 46206-2292.

Darlene Anderson
Executive Director

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