Archive for February, 2016|Monthly archive page

New ACGSI Website “Stuff”

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.

Added so far in 2016

  • —Divorce news, 1919-1923
  • —Common Pleas guardianship bond book 1
  • —Court records collection through #2624, 1847-1853, 1863-1868
  • —Marriage Book 149 & 150 photographed and uploaded for indexing
  • —2015 Marriages added
  • —Deed Index through #1906
  • —Funeral Card Collection through #14064

Members Only Section

  • ——December Allen County Lines
  • —First Christian Church membership register A-H
  • —Forest Park United Methodist Church pictorial directory 1974
  • —Society membership directory, email list update November 2015, general meetings, 1976-June 2007, May, June, October 2015
  • —Society scrapbook Volume 6 (2011-2014)
  • —Tokheim Oil Tank & Pump Co. employee newsletter, 1946-1949

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

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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.

Genealogy Technology Group – February 17, 2016

We continue our discussions about upgrading to Windows 10, replacement software for Family Tree Maker, how to copy data from old to new computers, and any other topics that attendees want to discuss.

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

“Using Online Newspaper Databases” presented by Delia Cothrun Bourne – February 10, 2016 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

2015-2016 Free Educational Programs brochure

Newspapers provide a wealth of information about our ancestors’ lives, vital records, notices, tax records, biographical detail and local gossip.  Online databases have made browsing and searching much easier. This presentation will demonstrate the major databases available at the Genealogy Center that you will find most useful for your family history search.

Delia Cothrun Bourne has been on staff at the Genealogy Center since 1983.  She is Co-Coordinator of Programming and Co-Administrator of Genealogy Center’s blog and Facebook page.  For 25 years, she has worked with PERSI as an encoder and editor.  Delia was a writer for the History of Fort Wayne and Allen County, 1700-2005.  She is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

—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.