2015 New ACGSI Website “Stuff”

Some of the 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.

Highlights of 2015

  • ——Marriage Books 144, 146, 148 photographed and uploaded
  • —Deed Index through #1906
  • —Funeral Card Collection through #12510
  • —1860 Plat Map Index fixed
  • —John Colletta 2016 event online shopping page
  • —Enumerations of 1871 and 1889 reports of statistics
  • —Local census 1897, Shirley – later renamed Woodburn
  • —Vital Records Collection through #151 Fort Wayne deaths August 1871 – July 1872,  clippings 1895-1899,
  • —Monroeville Odd Fellows Cemetery 1888 articles of incorporation
  • —Mortality schedule images added, 1850, 1870, 1880
  • —Court Records through #1964 (Guardianships through 1903)
  • Estate Index files
  • Fort Wayne Electric Corporation payroll ledger 1894-1896
  • Vital Records Collection – 132 deaths list clippings 1895-1899, 1781
  • —Guardianship bonds 1867-1879
  • —Peltier mortuary records 1874-1938
  • —Deceased voters, 1934-1975, Bi-Bj
  • —Divorce newspaper extractions, 1917-1918
  • —Mary Ward inquest, 1865
  • —20th Century Veterans Honor Roll
  • —African American Marriages, 1867-1892
  • Guardianships through year 1890 comprise 6,931 names
  • ——Marriage book records  photographed cover 10 years, almost 25,000 images from 41 books, volunteer indexing continues
  • —Wellman Funeral Home records consolidated with Peltier records as Funeral Home Records Index
  • —Marriages 1943-
  • —Marriages 2005-2014

Members Only Section

  • ——Forest Park United Methodist Church pictorial directory 1974
  • —Grace Reformed Church register, 1930s-1940s in progress
  • —Society general meetings, 1976-June 2007, May, June, October 2015
  • —Society scrapbook Volume 6 (2011-2014)
  • —Tokheim Oil Tank & Pump Co. employee newsletter, 1940-1949
  • —Bowser Ink employee newsletter, 1955-1961
  • —Constitution/Bylaws/Guidelines, 2015
  • —Trinity English Lutheran Church newsletters, 1948-1970
  • —Zollner Machine Works Rocket employee magazine, 1942-1946
  • —Monroeville Church of the United Brethren in Christ worship program with board members, March 17, 1929
  • —First Families files #1-60
  • —Fort Wayne Superintendent’s Report excerpt, deceased teachers, 1949
  • —Huntertown High School commencement program 1967
  • —Monroeville High School Echo, 1911-1912
  • —North Christian Church births, weddings, scrapbooks, 1950s+
  • —Plat map index to landowners 1965
  • —West Creighton Av. Christian Church deed to New Haven Missionary Church, 2008
  • March Lines
  • —Treasurer reports December 2014-February 2015
  • —December 2014 Allen County Lines quarterly periodical
  • —Geschichte der Evangelisch Lutheran St. Johannis Gemeinde, 1855-1905, Fort Wayne

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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