Archive for May, 2022|Monthly archive page

What’s New at for April 2022

New Allen County, Indiana records added to our website. Many items are Public, while some are Members Only.  Your financial Donations, Volunteer time, articles for Lines, Certificate research, and Membership fees make it possible to maintain and add more items online to our ACGSI website.

ACGSI volunteers are now indexing the 1950 census of Allen County. Visit the 1950 Census Index to monitor our progress. We have a “live” counter on our home page that updates as indexed names are added to our page.

Aboite, Adams, Cedar Creek, Eel River, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Madison, Marion, Maumee, Milan, Monroe, Perry, Pleasant, St. Joseph, Scipio, and Springfield Townships are complete with the exception of areas within the Fort Wayne city limits. Indexing work is ongoing. The official population count for Allen County was 183,722, but we are indexing a few additional names which were not included in the official count.

Continue reading

“Don’t Forget the Ladies – A Genealogists Guide to Women & the Law” – May 11, 2022 – Free Genealogy Program

In early America, women were all too often the people who just weren’t there: not in the records, not in the censuses, not on juries, not in the voting booth. The common law relegated women to “protected” – second-class – status, and understanding how they were treated under the law provides clues to finding their identities today.

The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree who provides expert guidance through the murky territory where law and family history intersect. An internationally-known lecturer and award-winning writer, she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist® and Certified Genealogical Lecturer℠ from the Board for Certification of Genealogists®. Her blog is at

Register for this free genealogy educational Zoom program: Zoom – Don’t Forget the Ladies

View future programs:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Our Free Educational Programs are presented at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month September through May. To expand our audience and bring the amazing resources of the society to a wider audience, our 2020-2021 season of programs will begin as virtual programs on the Zoom platform. Registration for the virtual programs will be on the ACGSI website. For more information and current program offerings, please see, or visit us on Facebook. Monthly handouts are on our Programs page:

ACGSI members will be emailed an invitation to each Free Educational Program. Membership in the society is open to all.

Any changes to the meeting platform will be announced on our social media sites.

Our FREE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS are open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site:

ACGSI events:

Monthly Programs:

Allen INGenWeb:





WordPress blog: