Wednesday, July 26, 2017

List of North Salem High School seniors in 1956 added

An index of the students in grade 12 at North Salem High School in 1956 has been added to the school records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the North Salem High School 1956 yearbook, The Echo '56. This yearbook is in the collection of the Danville library.



Sunday, July 23, 2017

Hendricks County estate index updated for 1986

An index of the Hendricks County estate cases that had legal notices published in Hendricks County newspapers has been updated to include notices from the Plainfield Messenger for 1986. This index is in the probate records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

This index now covers these Hendricks County newspapers:
  • Clayton Commercial - 1945; 1948 through 1952 [scattered issues]
  • Coatesville Herald - 1945 through 1961 (the newspaper stopped being published in 1961)
  • Danville Gazette - 1945 through 1986
  • The Republican (Danville) - 1945 through 1986
  • The Friday Caller (Plainfield) - 1945 through 1956 (the newspaper stopped being published in 1956)
  • Plainfield Messenger - 1945 through 1952; 1985-1986
This index currently covers 1945-1986; more newspapers and more years will be added later.

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








Friday, July 21, 2017

Hendricks County residents who graduated from University of Evansville, Evansville (1984)

source: Plainfield Messenger (Plainfield, Indiana) - issue of Monday, July 30, 1984 - page 7, columns 2-3:

According to a newspaper article, in May 1984 these Hendricks County residents graduated from the University of Evansville in Evansville:

BROWNSBURG:
Christine Hill - Associate of Science in Legal Assistance (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hill)
Gary Redman - Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Redman)

PLAINFIELD:
Thomas Johnson - Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Sciences (son of Mr. and Mrs. Verne Johnson)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

List of Center Township landowners in 1932 added

An index of the landowners in Center Township in 1932 has been added to the Land Records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the Hendricks County Assessor's collection of plat books and lists the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Hendricks County residents who graduated from Butler University, Indianapolis (1984)

source: Plainfield Messenger (Plainfield, Indiana) - issue of Monday, June 11, 1984 - page 7, columns 5-7:

According to a newspaper article, these residents of Hendricks County graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis in June 1984:

BROWNSBURG:
Stacy Buckner - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Pamela Faulkner - Bachelor of Arts in Home Economics
Cynthia Jackson - Bachelor of Arts in Home Economics
Brad Sowers - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Linda Williams - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

DANVILLE:
Brenda Archer - Master of Science in Education
Robert Machin - Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television

PITTSBORO:
Carolyn Carlat - Bachelor of Science

PLAINFIELD:
Deborah Bagley - Bachelor of Arts in Home Economics
David Clark - Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
Lois Magnabosco - Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Susan Nelson - Bachelor of Science in Public-Corporate Communication
James Pearson - Master of Arts in English
Michael Sexton - Masters of Business Administration in Business Administration
Della Shelton - Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Monday, July 17, 2017

Plainfield genealogy group to discuss Catholic Church records

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet on Thursday, August 3 from 1 to 3 pm at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. The meeting will be held upstairs in the library's meeting rooms. Elaine Kuhn from the Kenton County (Kentucky) Public Library in Covington will present a program about Catholic Church records entitled, "The Knights of Columbus and the Ladies First Circle: Going Beyond the Basic Church Records."

If you are interested in the group, or have questions, please contact Plainfield library's Indiana Room - e-mail askindiana@plainfieldlibrary.net or phone (317) 839-6602 extension 2114.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

List of North Salem High School alumni 1898-1920 added

An index of the alumni of North Salem High School from 1898 to 1920 has been added to the school records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the North Salem High School 1921 yearbook, Echo. This yearbook is in the collection of the Danville library.