At the Tuesday, September 11, 2018 meeting of the La Porte County (IN) Genealogical Society, the Annual Residency Certificate awarding took place. Chairperson of the Committee, Fern Eddy Schultz, and committee members, Anne Durrant and Alan Zeller, reviewed and approved the awarding of the following certificate:
Pioneer Family for documented ancestor in La Porte County during the period 1841 to 1860:
Carol Lloyd, whose ancestor, Hiram McNett, appears in the 1850 Federal Census of La Porte County. Hiram died in 1865 and is buried in Union Mills Cemetery.
Please visit the Society’s FaceBook page or the website at http://sites.rootsweb.com/~inlcigs/index.htm for information regarding obtaining an application for this program. Deadline for receipt of applications by the Society is July 31 of each year. Certificates are awarded annually at the September meeting of the Society. The primary purposes of the Residency Certificate program are (1) To identify and honor the memory of the earliest pioneers and veterans of la Porte County (IN) and (2) To show the proved pioneer’s and veteran’s lasting mark on the county they helped develop and serve by honoring their descendants.
In addition to the Pioneer Family Certificates, the society also presents First Family, Settler Family, and Civil War Ancestor Family Certificates.