by Dawne

FamilySearch.org is a free website produced and maintained by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) with access to record abstracts and actual digital images of some records. Specific to Indiana, FamilySearch has more than 3,000,000 entries in four databases of births and christenings, marriages and deaths. Michael Hall of FamilySearch will be at the Allen County Public Library on Saturday, April 28, to speak on “Finding Indiana Records and Research in FamilySearch" at the 2012 Indiana Genealogical Society Conference. Michael also will present a second talk, “What’s New With FamilySearch.” The second track of the conference will be completed with lectures by Genealogy Center librarian Melissa Shimkus and Allen County Genealogical Society President Curt Sylvester. The featured speaker this year is Debbie Mieszala, CG(sm), of the Chicago area. The IGS Conference is open to the public. Cost is $30 for IGS members and $40 for non-members. To register online or print a registration form, visit the IGS website.