“Amish Mennonite Immigrants to Allen and Adams Counties” March 8, 2017 presented by Joe Springer – Free Educational Genealogy Program
In the mid-nineteenth century, Amish Mennonite immigrants began settling in northeastern Indiana. This presentation will explore European places of origin, immigration patterns, and documentation available for these immigrants. Get tips on reliable sources for Amish Mennonite family history.
Joe Springer has been the curator of the Mennonite Historical Library at the Goshen College for over thirty years. He holds master’s degrees in history and library science from Catholic University of America. He has written a two-volume sourcebook including many Allen County immigrants.
Guests are Always Welcome!
6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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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.
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