Steuben County
Genealogical Society

PO Box 884
Angola, Indiana 46703





Meetings

Monthly Meetings--3rd Monday, 7:00 p.m.. at the Steuben County Carnegie Public Library
Downstairs Meeting Room
Angola, Indiana

Upcoming Meetings

  April 21st -- Bill Carey will present "A Photographic Essay of the Civil War"
May 19th -- "Sharing Stories of A Family Heirloom" by members and visitors
June 16th -- "Preserving the Footprints of Those That Came Before Us" by Ken and Ann Holmes of Henry County
July 21st -- "Faces, Figures, & Critters - Genealogy on Fabric" by Lina Zerkle of DeKalb County
August 18th -- "Civil War - The 100th Indiana Infantry Company C" by Cheri Mattox


 Officer  Title 
  Julia Duncan  President
 William Carey
 Vice-President
 Barbara Provines
 Secretary
  Linda Boyer  Treasurer
  William Carey
 Program Chairman 
 Janet Shawver 
 Newsletter Editor


Purpose

The purpose of the Genealogical Society of Steuben County is to collect and preserve the ancestry of Steuben County families. We work to stimulate and instruct all persons who may be interested in genealogy. This willaide us to develop and record historical and vital facts of Steuben County.Research is continuing on the people who originated, developed and helpedbuild the communities within Steuben county, and to encourage the developmentand maintenance of genealogical files.



Membership

Membership in the Steuben County Genealogical Society is open to anyone who is interested in genealogy. The cost of membership is $15.00 Individual Membership --- $18.00 Household Membership (one mailing address) per year. Membership includes the quarterly newsletter: SCGSQuarterly , which is published in January, April, July, and October.
Membership form is available to print out and send in. Click here.



Research

Queries and Written Correspondence should be sent to the:
Steuben County Genealogical Society, PO Box 884, Angola, IN 46703.

Research Policy: The Steuben County Genealogical Society does answer simple queries for the price of copies.  More involved queries will be done for a small fee.  The Society does not assume responsibility for any researcher that supplies information nor for the members of the Society.



Publications For Sale
(To purchase without shipping fee, pick them up at the Library Reference Desk)

Civil War Ledger for Steuben County, IN -- Commissions Discharges Enlist 'A'
 This is a ledger in the Steuben County Recorder's Office setting forth discharges of Civil War Soldiers
 residing in Steuben County, Indiana, during the years 1866 - 1898
$25 + $5 shipping

1897 Steuben County, Indiana Directory -- $10 + $3 shipping    

G.A.R. Minutes Vol. 1 (B.F. Crosswaite Post #150) -- $10 + $3 shipping

Enrollments for the Civil War Soldiers, Their Widows and Orphans
Residing in Steuben County by Township for the Years 1886-1894
Note: Jackson Twp is missing -- $25 + $5 shipping

Other Publications For Sale - Non-Society Published
Margaret Hobson, local family historian and 44th Indiana Civil War researcher, has completed a reference book on the regiment. It's a large hardbound book of 400 pages.
It includes short biographies of the 2,012 men who served followed by 20 pages, in color, of charts and graphs about the regiment. In order to make the book as reasonable as possible,
 only a limited number will be printed for those who are interested. The book will be shrink-wrapped and mailed at a cost of $30 + $3.73 shipping. It won't be available online or in a bookstore. If you want a copy, please email her at CW44thIndiana@aol.com and include your mailing address. Steuben County was very patriotic and supported the 44th Indiana by sending a full company, Co. A, and a partial company, Co. K.

Margaret Hobson now has another book available. The Voice of Indiana's 44th Regiment, Part 2: Formation and Photos. It is $30 plus $5 shipping.
Contact Margaret for more information at CW44thIndiana@aol.com




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Any suggestions or comments should be directed to:
Mindee Gleason