Genealogical Society of Marion County
"Digging for Data in Back Rooms and Basements"
Bruce Oakley, Researcher and Funeral Director
February 9, 2013 1:00-3:00 P.M.
Irvington Branch, IMCPL
5625 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219
This program will discuss funeral home and cemetery records, including how to approach these companies and organizations to see what records are available and the reliability of those records.
Bruce Oakley - Funeral Director, President, Oakley Hammond Funeral Home in Indianapolis.
Bruce is a lifelong Indianapolis resident, growing up in the Brightwood area of Indianapolis. He is 4th generation of his family in the funeral business which was started in the Brightwood area in 1905. He became interested in genealogy following a 1994 family trip to Walt Disney World. He is currently Treasurer of the Society of Indiana Pioneers and Treasurer of the Clarence A. Cook Chapter of the Indiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.