Archive for March, 2015|Monthly archive page

New ACGSI Website “Stuff”

New “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site in 2015 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.

Added so far in 2015

February

  • —Guardianship bonds 1867-1879
  • —Funeral Cards now up to 11,155
  • —Peltier mortuary records 1874-1938

January

  • —Deceased voters, 1934-1975, Bi-Bj
  • —Divorce newspaper extractions, 1917-1918
  • —Marriage Book 144, photographed and uploaded
  • Mary Ward inquest, 1865
  • —20th Century Veterans Honor Roll
  • —African American Marriages, 1867-1892

Members Only Section

  • —December 2014 Allen County Lines quarterly periodical
  • —Geschichte der Evangelisch Lutheran St. Johannis Gemeinde, 1855-1905, Fort Wayne
  • —Membership directory, November 2014
  • —Minutes, November
  • —Treasurer reports, October-November

Free Monthly Educational Programs

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.

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Genealogy Technology Group – March 18, 2015

GTG-title-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.

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.

Visit our web ACGSI site: www.acgsi.org

 

“Photograph Preservation” presented by Kay Spears – March 11, 2015 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

—This presentation includes the basics of scanning, suggestions on organizing, and a few tips on how to use Adobe Photoshop and/or Elements to restore your old family photographs.

—Kay Spears is Administrative Assistant for The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library for more than fourteen years.  She assists volunteers with database, digitizing work, and presents classes on graphics programs and preservation of photographic images.

—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.