Archive for May, 2020|Monthly archive page

What’s New on for April 2020

New Allen County, Indiana records added to our website. Many items are Public, while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

Public Pages

  • Divorce case files from Boxes 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494 & 495, 1870s-1880s
  • Funeral card collection through #16910


  • Berghoff family reunion papers, 1987, 1998 (from Susan Prowant estate)
  • Frontier residential telephone listings, 2019, Allen County
  • General Telephone Co. telephone directory, 1959, Fort Wayne & New Haven (ACGSI purchased book)
  • Misc. Berghoff, Engesser, Goings, Goyings, Jauch, Klug, Mayer papers (from Susan Prowant estate)



July 18, 2020 was scheduled as in-person event with AMY JOHNSON CROW. Because of the COVID-19 shutdowns whether this event proceeds online as a Zoom program or an in-person event is yet to be determined.

Free Monthly Educational Programs


Our programs meet at the Allen County Public Library which is currently closed for public events until May 17, 2020 since Governor Eric Holcomb Ordered Hoosiers to Stay Home in Fight Against COVID-19.


Our FREE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS are open to anyone who wishes to attend. The presentation begins at 7:00 pm in the Discovery Center of The Genealogy Center on the second floor of the Allen County Public Library in downtown Fort Wayne. Social time and networking begin at 6:30 pm. ACPL, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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