This issue of “Hoosier Patriot” also states, “An estimated 3,500 veterans of the American Revolution are buried in the state of Indiana. The Indiana Society Sons of the American Revolution has cataloged more than 2,200 such graves and printed relative information at http://graves.inssar.org.” A search can be made for an individual, a surname, county where buried, or state served. For example, eight Revolutionary War veterans are buried in Vermillion County and another eight in Fountain County, Ind.
Library hosts workshop
The Willard Library, 21 First Ave., Evansville, IN 47710, will host professional genealogist, Lori Thornton, at a genealogy workshop on Saturday, Sept. 14, called Tree Roots. Her topics: Religious Records in the Bible Belt (9-10 a.m.); the Basics of DNA for the Family Historian (10:30–11:30 a.m.); Cousin Harry’s Tree Adventure & Other Newspaper Discoveries (1-2 p.m.); and Examining the Evidence (2:30-3:30 p.m.). There will be time for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 .pm.
For more information, contact the library at (812) 425-4309 or visit http://tinyurl.com/mw4sxms and select “September.”
Queries, as well as a general exchange of genealogical material that readers would like to share, will be printed in the column for free. Contact Joan Griffis by e-mailing JBGriffis@aol.com