What’s New on ACGSI.org for January 2018

New Allen County, Indiana records added to our www.acgsi.org website. Many items are Public, while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

Public Section

  • Clergy record collection – 14 pastor portraits added from West Creighton Av. Christian Church
  • Researchers page updated

Members-Only

  • Christ United Methodist Church pictorial directories (1967, 1972, 1977, 1990)
  •  Grace St. John’s United Church of Christ index cards through #6131 (1880s-1980s)
  •  Lines (Dec. 2017)
  • Marriage book #171 photographed and uploaded for indexing (1961)
  •  Meeting minutes (Sep.-Oct. 2017)
  •  Treasurer reports (Oct. & Nov. 2017)

“Day With James Beidler”

More information at www.acgsi.org/event.php

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

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Genealogy Technology Group – January 17, 2018

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cell phones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Great Discoveries and Unique Ancestors” January 10, 2018 presented by ACGSI Members – Free Educational Genealogy Program

This evening will be an open sharing time for those in attendance to share about a unique ancestor, a great discovery, how they broke through a brick wall, or any other topic of interest. Each person will have a time to share and, if they have documents, to share those. These evenings always prove to be fun and informative.

Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program normally in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana. This evening program is in the lower level Allen County Public Library Theater.

Day With James Beidler information

Day With James Beidler

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

What’s New on ACGSI.org for December 2017

New Allen County, Indiana records added to our www.acgsi.org website. Many items are Public, while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

Public Section

  • Calendar icon link added to home page
  • Deceased voter registrations, surnames Bop-Bra (1930s-1970s)
  • Site banner and logo design altered
  • Social media icon links added to site menu

Members-Only

  • Adams-Jefferson Twp. cemetery book
  • Foster Grandparent Program book, 1985
  • Grace St. John’s United Church of Christ index cards through #4700 (1880s-1980s)
  • Marion-Pleasant-Lafayette-Aboite Twp. cemetery book

“Day With James Beidler”

More information at www.acgsi.org/event.php

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – December 20, 2017

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cell phones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana. December 2017 will meet in the computer lab across the hall!

 

Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“The Genealogy Center Online” December 13, 2017 presented by Curt B. Witcher – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Get an up-close-and-personal look at The Genealogy Center’s website. From the more than 3M free searchable records to some of the best licensed databases, the site has much to offer. Tips for effective use will be shared as well as ways to contribute your data.

Curt B. Witcher is the Senior Manager of Special Collections at the Allen County Public Library and in that capacity manages the widely acclaimed Genealogy Center as well as the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection of Abraham Lincoln related research materials. He is in his thirty-eighth year with ACPL. In 2016, the Indiana Lieutenant governor presented Curt with the Hoosier Hospitality Award and the Dallas Genealogical Society awarded him the Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contributions to the genealogical community on a national level.

Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Day With James Beidler information

Day With James Beidler

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

What’s New on ACGSI.org for November 2017

New Allen County, Indiana records added to our www.acgsi.org web site. Many items are Public, while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

Public Section

  • James Beidler event registration forms
  • Civil War Federal draft enrollment list, Wayne Twp. (1863)
  • Divorce case files from boxes #453-455 (1830s-1870s)
  • Funeral Card Collection through #15712
  • Klaehn funeral home records v. 6, So-Z (1876-1964)
  • Marriage books 169-170 uploaded for indexing

Members-Only

  • Grace St. John’s United Church of Christ index cards through #4325 (1880s-1980s)
  • Lines articles (Sep. 2017)
  • Society meeting minutes (Jun. 2017)
  • Society treasurer reports (Jun-Sep. 2017)

“Day With James Beidler”

More information at www.acgsi.org/event.php

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – November 15, 2017

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cell phones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“ACGSI: What We’re Up To on the Web” November 8, 2017 presented by Adam J. Barrone – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Our website has been twelve years in the making and aims to promote the work of our Society and to bring a variety of useful Allen County research sources to your fingertips. Learn about our goals, needs, collections, and strategies for searching.

Adam J. Barrone, in addition to being the webmaster for our ACGSI website, is supervisor of the ACPL Historical Genealogy Research Center which produces the PERSI index and fulfills research and copy requests received by the Genealogy Center. He has been into genealogy since the age of ten and has written several books.

Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Day With James Beidler information

Day With James Beidler

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

New ACGSI Website “Stuff” for October 2017

New Allen County, Indiana records added to our www.acgsi.org web site. Many items are Public, while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

Public Section

Divorce case files from boxes 450, 451 & 452 (1820s-1870s)

Members-Only

Grace St. John’s United Church of Christ index cards through #823 (1880s-1980s)

Summer Additions to Public Section

• Contact and volunteer pages updated
• Death records through #20000 (1902)
• Divorce case files from boxes 446, 447, 448 & 449 (1840s-1870s)
• Divorces from Circuit Court Civil Order Books E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M & N (1844-1866)
• Funeral card collection through #15606
• Interview video transferred from Adobe Flash to mp4
• Moore online registration page edited to ask how the customer learned about the event
• Plat maps, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s-1990s
• School lands election poll lists, 1838-1842, 1875 (Cedar Creek, Eel River, Lake, Maumee, Perry, Scipio &
Washington Townships)

Summer Additions to Members-Only

• June Lines
• Marriage Book 168 photographed and uploaded for indexing
• Meeting minutes, Jan.-May 2017
• Password change for 2017-2018
• St. John’s Evangelical & Reformed/UCC register, 1941-1982, pp. 166-175
• Treasurer reports, Feb.-May 2017

“Day With James Beidler”

More information at www.acgsi.org/event.php

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

 

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/