Message Boards, Queries, and Mailing Lists There are many places online that you can post a genealogy query about your ancestor. Here you will find web sites that provide various places to post a surname or query. For those of you who are new to posting queries, there is a list of web sites that show you how to write a query that will let you better results.
First, here are two places to post queries if you don't know specifically what county your ancestor lived in.
Indiana Unknown County Message Board
This is a mailing list for anyone interested in discussing genealogy in the State of Indiana. To subscribe, send a "subscribe" e-mail to or (digest mode).
If you find the county your ancestors lived in and want to get on the mailing list for that county, just click the link below. You will find subscription information on this page too. However, this link will also take you to a list of other mailing lists for Indiana. Here you may find one that will be of help in finding your ancestors.
The following are various websites where you can post a query.
Indiana Message Boards
Indiana Genealogy Queries -- GenConnect.com
Indiana Most Wanted
For those of you who are new to research, the following web sites will help you write a successful query.
How To Write a Successful Genealogy Query
Write Successful Genealogy Queries
How to Write and Manage a Genealogical Query
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