Genealogy Technology Group – October 15, 2014

Guests are Always Welcome! 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

GTG-title-Our Genealogy Technology Group is an open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

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“Funerals:  History and Customs” presented by David W. McComb – October 8, 2014 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

David W. McComb reviews how obituaries and funeral customs have changed over the years, including interesting facts about funeral preparations, changes in burial requirements, cemeteries, and monuments.

David is a fourth generation owner of D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home which is the second largest in Indiana.  With twenty-seven years of experience, he is a member of the Indiana State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service. He serves as Liaison to the Indiana Attorney General and is a nationally known speaker.

—Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. a free genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Genealogy Technology Group

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Meets the third Wednesday evening of each month September to May in Meeting Room B at 7:00 p.m at ACPL. We have an open discussion of anything related to the internet, computers, social media, genealogy software and much much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

“What’s new in the Genealogy Center” presented by Curt B. Witcher – September 10, 2014 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

We begin our 39th year with Curt B. Witcher providing an update on some of the new acquisitions to the Genealogy Center.

Curt B. Witcher is the Senior Manager for Special Collections at the Allen County Public Library and is also the manager of the Genealogy Center.  Curt is a former president of both the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society.  He is also the founding president of the Indiana Genealogical Society.

—Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. a free genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Genealogy Technology Group

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Meets the third Wednesday evening of each month September to May in Meeting Room B at 7:00 p.m at ACPL. We have an open discussion of anything related to the internet, computers, social media, genealogy software and much much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

Genealogy Technology Group – May 21, 2014

Guests are Always Welcome! 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

GTG-title-Our Genealogy Technology Group is an open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

2013-program-brochureRead and print our 2013-2014 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs the second Wednesday evening of each month September to May at the Allen County Public Library Meeting Room A.

“Indiana Territory Genealogy” presented by Ron Darrah – May 14, 2014 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Many present day Hoosiers can trace their lineage to settlers who founded the state of Indiana. This presentation explores those early pioneer men and women, looks at their records , including history, land, money, marriage, and warfare.

Ron Darrah is the Founding Executive Director of the Genealogical Society of Marion county. Chair of the Territorial Guard Society of Indiana, and has been a genealogical researcher for nearly thirty years.

—Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. a free genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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To review our other programs go to our 2013-2014 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs.

Genealogy Technology Group

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Meets the third Wednesday evening of each month September to May in Meeting Room B at 7:00 p.m at ACPL. We have an open discussion of anything related to the internet, computers, social media, genealogy software and much much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

Genealogy Technology Group – April 16, 2014

Guests are Always Welcome! 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

GTG-title-Our Genealogy Technology Group is an open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

2013-program-brochureRead and print our 2013-2014 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs the second Wednesday evening of each month September to May at the Allen County Public Library Meeting Room A.

—”Discovering our Female Ancestors” presented by Melissa Shimkus – April 9, 2014 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Female ancestors are difficult to uncover because they are “hidden” within records. Understanding the laws and situations that affected women helps us locate them. Discover how search records and locate your female ancestor.

Presented by Melissa Shimkus assistant manager of the Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library. She currently co-coordinates programs and seminars. Her focus includes instructions in genealogical research, emerging technologies, and southeastern research.

—Guests are Always Welcome!

 
6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. a free genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

2013-program-brochure
To review our other programs go to our 2013-2014 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs.
 
 
 

Genealogy Technology Group

GTG-title-

Meets the third Wednesday evening of each month September to May in Meeting Room B at 7:00 p.m at ACPL. We have an open discussion of anything related to the internet, computers, social media, genealogy software and much much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

RootsTech 2014 Review at Genealogy Technology Group – March 19, 2014

Guests are Always Welcome! 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

ACGSI Vice-President Dave Peterson reviews his February trip to RootsTech 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

GTG-title-Unless we have a guest speaker, our Genealogy Technology Group is an open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

2013-program-brochureRead and print our 2013-2014 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs the second Wednesday evening of each month September to May at the Allen County Public Library Meeting Room A.

—”Genealogy by Understanding our Ancestors’ Religious Heritage” – March 12, 2014 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. a free genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Education Program——

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—Presented by Curt Sylvester author of six genealogical books shelved in the ACPL Family History Room, past president of ACGSI, current Chair of Programming, and State President of Indiana AARP.
—A review of our ancestor’s religious heritage including Judaism, early Christianity, Roman Catholicism, Protestant Reformation, Presbyterians, Anabaptists, English Reformation, Quakers, Moravians, Methodists, and national religions. Each of these movements affected our ancestors in how they thought, where they lived, and the records they left.

To review our other programs go to our 2013-2014 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs.

Genealogy Technology Group

GTG-title-Meets the third Wednesday evening of each month September to May in Meeting Room B at 7:00 p.m at ACPL. We have an open discussion of anything related to the internet, computers, social media, genealogy software and much much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

Genealogy Technology Group – February 19, 2014

Guests are Always Welcome! 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

GTG-title-Our Genealogy Technology Group is an open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more. Bring your questions and/or problems to the Allen County Public Library, Room B on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm.

2013-program-brochureRead and print our 2013-2014 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs the second Wednesday evening of each month September to May at the Allen County Public Library Meeting Room A.

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