Sunday, September 25, 2016

Hendricks County estate index for 1976 added

An index of the Hendricks County estate cases that had legal notices published in the Danville newspapers Danville Gazette and The Republican for the year 1976 has been added to the probate records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

This index of estate cases now covers 1945-1976; more years will be added later.

This may not be a comprehensive list of all the Hendricks County estate cases for this time period; legal notices could be filed in any newspaper in the county.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Alice June BAKER graduates from Ball State University (1941)

A commencement program for Ball State Teachers College for June 6, 1941 lists among its graduates Alice June Baker of Amo. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Plainfield library to host DNA family history workshop

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library will host a free workshop on DNA on Saturday, November 5 from 1 to 4 pm. The workshop will be given by the Central Indiana DNA Interest Group (led by Denise Anderson-Decina) and will discuss what DNA testing can show you about your family history. The workshop will be held upstairs in the library's meeting rooms.

Registration is required - register online or contact the library's Indiana Room - e-mail or phone (317) 839-6602 extension 2114.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Alan Thornton MORPHEW graduates from Purdue University (1943)

A commencement program for Purdue University for April 18, 1943 lists among its graduates Alan Thornton Morphew of Plainfield. He received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

List of North Salem students in 1968 added

An index of the North Salem students in grades 1 through 12 in 1968 has been added to the school records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the North Salem High School 1968 yearbook, Echo. This yearbook is in the collection of the Danville library.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Adoption of Jeffrey S. Brooks YATES and siblings (1970)

source: Danville Gazette (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, October 29, 1970 - page 13, columns 4-5:

According to a legal notice, in October 1970 there was a petition filed by Robert Gray and Linda Gray in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 70-34) to adopt minor children Jeffrey S. Brooks Yates, Jerome Scott Yates, and Penny Jo Yates. Their biological mother was listed as Ruth Anne Frances Hoyt, aka Ruth Anne Frances Yates, whose whereabouts were unknown. The case was scheduled to be heard in court sometime after November 12, 1970.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Hendricks County residents who graduated from Indiana University (1919)

source: A commencement program for Indiana University, Bloomington for June 11, 1919:

Lawrence E. Henderson - Bachelor of Science in Medicine

Elizabeth Candy - Graduate Nurse
Beth Reid - Graduate Nurse

Joel Bert Thomas - Master of Arts in Education