New ACGSI Website “Stuff” for April 2016

20160419 acgsi web pageNew Allen County, Indiana genealogy family history research “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site in 2016 is listed here. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteer time, membership fees and donations make it possible to keep adding more items online.

April 2016

  • —Deed Index through #2073
  • —Divorce records from Circuit Court Order Book Q, 1869
  • —Divorce news, 1890
  • —Funeral card collection through #14705
  • —Marriage Book 154-155 photographed and uploaded
  • —Sloan funerals (A-K) added to funeral home records
  • —Vital record collection through #179, Fort Wayne deaths, April – June 1874

Members Only Section

  • —ACGSI minutes and treasurer reports brought up-to-date
  • —March Lines
  • —Avalon Missionary Church pictorial directories, 1972, 1976, 1979, 1983, 1986
  • —Emmaus Lutheran Church pictorial directories, 1980, 1990
  • —First Christian Church membership register, 1911-1980s, O-Q
  • —St. John the Baptist Catholic Church pictorial directories, 1989, 1994, 2004

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

 

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

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – May 18, 2016

Monthly backups, family tree software, organization software, photo editing, and Windows 10 continue as leading discussion topics. Any genealogy technology topic is welcome.

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.

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

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

 

June 8, 2016 – Day with John Philip Colletta

Brick Wall stopping you? Wondering how to search Naturalization Records or Ship Passenger lists? Join us Wednesday June 8, 2016 at the Allen County Public Library to hear one of America’s most popular genealogical lecturers. Share our blog with your friends and come hear John Colletta who has worked at the Library of Congress and taught workshops at the National Archives.

You can also visit the Genealogy Center before and/or after sessions at the Allen County Public Library. Mon-Thurs hours are 9 AM – 9 PM. Fri-Sat 9 AM – 6 PM, Sun 12 PM – 5 PM.
ACGSI 2016 Banquet confirmation
We are co-sponsoring this event with the Genealogy Center to keep costs low so that everyone can afford to attend.

Use our online PayPal registration page: http://www.acgsi.org/colletta.php,

or download a pdf form for printing: http://www.acgsi.org/colletta.pdf

ACGSI 2016 Banquet confirmation2

Please share this day long event with your friends on Social Media and via email.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

 

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.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Finding the Ancestor Homeland” presented by Sara Allen – May 11, 2016 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

—This presentation will assist those seeking to learn how to find one’s ancestral home in Europe. Learning from the speaker’s journey to find her Slovenian roots will provide a path for researchers of 19th and 20th century immigrants.  Learn how to conduct a successful search for your family’s village in Europe.

—Sara Allen is a Reference Librarian in The Genealogy Center at Allen County Public Library.  She and her mother are co-administrators of the Mitchell surname & 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

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

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

June 8, 2016 – Day with John Philip Colletta

Brick Wall stopping you? Wonder how to search Naturalization Records or Ship Passenger lists? Join us June 8, 2016 at the Allen County Public Library to hear one of America’s most popular genealogical lecturers. Share our blog with your friends and come hear John Colletta who has worked at the Library of Congress and taught workshops at the National Archives.
ACGSI 2016 Banquet confirmation
We are co-sponsoring this event with the Genealogy Center to keep costs low so that everyone can afford to attend.

Use our online PayPal registration page: http://www.acgsi.org/colletta.php,

or download a pdf form for printing: http://www.acgsi.org/colletta.pdf

ACGSI 2016 Banquet confirmation2

Please share this day long event with your friends on Social Media and via email.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

 

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.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

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 March 2016

20160419 acgsi web pageNew Allen County, Indiana genealogy family history research “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site in 2016 is listed here. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteer time, membership fees and donations make it possible to keep adding more items online.

March 2016

  • www.acgsi.org is now a secure https site with an SSL certificate
  • Allen County naturalizations from state indexes, 1840-1930
  • Common Pleas Court divorces and associated order book images, 1868-1869
  • Deceased voter registrations, Boa-Boo
  • Funeral Card Collection through #14164
  • Marriage books 152 & 153 photographed and uploaded
  • Vital record collection through #175

Members Only Section

  • First Christian Church membership register, 1911-1980s, M-O
  • St. John the Baptist Catholic Church pictorial directory, 1999

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

 

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

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – April 20, 2016

Family Tree Maker replacement software and Windows 10 continue as leading discussion topics. Any genealogy technology topic is welcome.

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

“Maps: The Use of Cartography to Enhance your Family’s History” presented by John Beatty – April 13, 2016 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

The use of maps can enhance one’s genealogical books and family history.  This presentation will explore the history of Fort Wayne from the perspective of its maps, from the early 1700’s to the present.  Gain insight on how maps can be used creatively in your family’s history.

John Beatty is a Certified Genealogist with Masters degrees in History and Library Science from the University of Michigan. He has a staff member at the Genealogy Center for 31 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.

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.

New ACGSI Website “Stuff” for February 2016

New “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site in 2016 is listed here. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteer time, membership fees and donations make it possible to keep adding more items online.

February 2016

  • “Day with —John Philip Colletta” June 8, 2016 banquet online registration form: http://www.acgsi.org/colletta.php or print to mail form: http://www.acgsi.org/colletta.pdf
  • Deceased voter registrations, surnames starting with BL
  • Deed index through #1990
  • Divorces 1891
  • Emanuel Lutheran (Marion Twp.) burials, fixes for diacritics
  • First Baptist Church registers, 1837-1853, 1837-1865
  • First Christian Church membership register, I-M
  • Marriage book 151
  • ‘Grow as a Genealogist’ page: http://www.acgsi.org/grow.php
  • Vital record collection through #166
  • Fort Wayne deaths, Jan.-Jul. 1873

Members Only Section

  • ——Grace Reformed Church register, 1883-1887
  • St. John’s Reformed Church register, 1844-1848, —was at SE corner of Washington & Webster (only a dozen or so local churches have 1840s records)

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

 

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

GTG-title-

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.

Genealogy Technology Group – March 16, 2016

Family Tree Maker software and Windows 10 continue as leading discussion topics. Any genealogy topic welcome.

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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