Genealogy Technology Group – February 18, 2015

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.

Visit our web ACGSI site: www.acgsi.org

“Introduction to DNA for Genealogy” presented by Sara Allen – February 11, 2015 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Is DNA all Greek to you? Learn about the three major tests for genealogists: Y-DNA, mtDNA, and autosomal tests. By the end of the presentation, attendees will know how to use DNA testing to embrace their traditional genealogical research.

Presented by Sara Allen a Reference Librarian in The Genealogy Center at Allen County Public Library. A native of this area, she began researching her own family over thirty years ago at ACPL. She and her mother are co-administrators of the Mitchell surname and DNA project at Family Tree DNA.

—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

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 – January 21, 2015

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.

Visit our web ACGSI site: www.acgsi.org

“Telling Your Own Story” presented by Curt Sylvester – January 14, 2015 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

During your genealogical searching, wouldn’t it be exciting to find that one of your grandparents had written their own autobiography?

Curt Sylvester will show us how each of us can write our own story as a gift to our future generations.

—Curt is past President of ACGSI and is the present Chair of Programming. He has written six genealogical books which are shelved in the Family History Room.

—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

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.

2014 Review of www.acgsi.org Additions

Lots of new “stuff” was added to our www.acgsi.org web site in 2014. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteer time, membership fees and donations help us keep adding more items online.

A sample of new “stuff” added in 2014.

Public Section

  • Allen County Marriages from State Index 1958-2004
  • Allen County Marriages, 1943-
  • Cholera Deaths, etc., Fort Wayne, 1849
  • Divorce newspaper notices 1896-1899, 1905-1916
  • First Families database updated with 2014 applicants
  • Funeral Card Collection now over 11,000 cards!
  • Gable Civil War clippings collection
  • Old Catholic Cemetery History from 1849+
  • Marriage books 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142
  • Home page 52 week portraits
  • Lindenwood Cemetery Index 1979-1992, 2011-2013
  • Social Security Death Index pre-2010
  • Voter registrations

Members-Only Section

  • Allen County Lines quarterly publications
  • Kinerk-Dalman family papers
  • Mid-1800s to mid 1900s church class lists, directories, calendars, donor lists, dedications, histories, manuals, and more
  • Miscellaneous business and high School records

Genealogy Technology Group – December 17, 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.

Visit our web ACGSI site: www.acgsi.org

“Breaking Down Brick Walls” presented by Rex Bertram – December 10, 2014 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Rex Bertram will show us how to tackle those genealogical “Brick Walls” using ideas and suggestions that many folks don’t think about.  A new look at how to get beyond those genealogy hurdles. —Rex has been researching professionally about twelve years and specializes in “Brick Wall” research.  He loves to solve difficult genealogy puzzles.

Bonus: Book Signing – Part 3: Battles and Provost Duty – 44th Regiment Civil War series

Book signing before and after program by author Margaret Hobson

—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

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 meeting – November 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.

Visit our web ACGSI site: www.acgsi.org

“Clear The Mess From Your Desk” presented by Kelli Bergheimer – November 12, 2014 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Kelli Bergheimer will show us how to save time by learning how to organize our papers, photos, progress, and digital reports.  Learn about “The Big Three”:  Be efficient, Don’t Retread, Attach it, File it, and Forget it.

Kellie is a writer, teacher, editor, and small business owner from Powell, Ohio.  She is pursuing a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

—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

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 – 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.

Visit our web ACGSI site: www.acgsi.org

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