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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

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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.

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/

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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.