Archive for the ‘Program’ Category

“Meet Cousin Joe” presented byMarge Graham on December 11, 2019 – Free Education Program

This presentation will discuss how the usual sources led to unusual sources to complete a biography of a distant cousin. Extensive research led to information also on his mother and how she lived, raised her family, and supported them.

Marge Graham, a former Certified Genealogist with over 37 years of genealogical research experience, is an ACGSI past president and now serves as our Recording Secretary and Coordinator of our website. She is the Allen County Genealogist for the Indiana Genealogical Society.

Guests are Always Welcome!

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.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

 

 

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Digital Newspaper Sources in The Genealogy Center” presented by Delia Cothrun Bourne on November 13, 2019 – Free Education Program

Newspapers can be a great source of information about your ancestor, from birth announcements and wedding descriptions to gossip, both scandalous and mundane. Learn the sources available to you to locate electronic newspaper databases in The Genealogy Center.

Delia Cothrun Bourne, staff member of The Genealogy Center since 1983, has worked with PERSI as an editor and encoder for over twenty-five years. She was a writer for the History of Fort Wayne and Allen County 1700-2005.

Guests are Always Welcome!

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.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

 

 

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Tips for Interviewing Military Veterans” presented by Kayleen Reusser on October 9, 2019 – Free Education Program

Kayleen Reusser will share her experiences of interviewing hundreds of veterans of all eras. An interview form will be provided with key questions for securing information about the veteran’s life and military service. Guidelines will also be provided for photographing the veteran, their medals, and military souvenirs. She has written their stories in magazines, newspapers, and books.

Kayleen Reusser has interviewed hundreds of veterans from all eras beginning with World War II. She has written three books from her interviews and has had many articles published in newspapers and magazines. She has also written sixteen non-fiction middle-grade books on Greek mythology, celebrity biographies, and ethnic cookbooks.

Guests are Always Welcome!

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.

Fall Seminar

Day With Judy G. Russell


Register online at: https://www.acgsi.org/event.php

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

 

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Exploring French Settlers in Allen County, Indiana” presented by Martine Copeland on September 11, 2019 – Free Education Program

The area now known as Allen County has a long history of French explorers, traders, and settlers. Many of the county’s prominent families share in this French heritage. This presentation will share research into this segment of our county’s heritage.


Martine Copeland, born and educated in France, came to the United States as a guest lecturer at the University of South Carolina. She later moved to New York City where she worked on Wall Street and as a real estate broker. Her research in Allen County was sparked by a surname found on a stained-glass window at Saint Louis Besancon Catholic Church.

Guests are Always Welcome!

The second Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m. is our FREE genealogy program in the Discovery Center on the second floor in the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Fall Seminar

Day With Judy G. Russell


Register online at: https://www.acgsi.org/event.php

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

 

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Colonial Era Research” presented by Curt Sylvester on May 08, 2019 – Free Education Program

This presentation reviews research in the “Colonial Era” (1607 through July 4, 1776 with the Declaration of Independence). A review of the thirteen colonies provides information on people of various nationalities, languages, religions, and political beliefs struggling to create a unique life experience while living under English Law.

Curt Sylvester, an ACGSI member, has many ancestors who were residents of the colonies in the early 1600’s and residents of Indiana before it was a state. He has researched and written several books. He is secretary of the Indiana Genealogical Society.

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 normally in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Fall Seminar

Day With Judy G. Russell


Register online at: https://www.acgsi.org/event.php

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Roundtable 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

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“One Woman’s Results: DNA Company Comparisons” presented by Sara Allen & Allison Singleton on April 10, 2019 – Free Education Program

This presentation will discuss five different DNA companies and compare the results of each for the same individual. The presentation will examine how the DNA results compare to the actual genealogical research and the differences of the DNA companies.

Sara Allen and Allison DePrey Singleton are both staff members of The Genealogy Center. Sara completed the Advanced Genetic Genealogy course with CeCe Moore. Allison previously served as the coordinator of family history programming at the Indiana Historical Society.

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 normally in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Spring Seminar

Register online at: https://www.acgsi.org/event.php

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Roundtable 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

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Finding Family: Researching Adopted Children in the Past — and Today” presented by Delia Cothrun Bourne on March 13, 2019 – Free Education Program

This presentation examines the various possibilities open to those seeking answers from historical research to the ever-expanding world of open adoption records.

Delia Cothrun Bourne, staff member of The Genealogy Center since 1983. She has worked with PERSI as an editor and encoder for over twenty-five years. She was a writer for the History of Fort Wayne and Allen County 1700-2005.

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 normally in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Spring Seminar

Register online at: https://www.acgsi.org/event.php

 

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Roundtable 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

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Creating Life Stories about Ancestors and Family Members You Never Met” presented by Cynthia Theusch on February 13, 2019 – Free Education Program

This presentation will show how to create a life story on an ancestor by taking known information on an ancestor and highlighting key facts and adding other key information on the historic event and including what relatives have shared about this individual.

Cynthia Theusch, staff member of The Genealogy Center since 2008, is a native of Michigan where she served as President of the Mid-Michigan Genealogical Society. She has an MLS and a certificate in Archival Administration from Wayne State University.

Spring Seminar

Register online at: https://www.acgsi.org/event.php

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 normally in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Roundtable 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

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Great Discoveries and Unique Ancestors” January 9, 2019 presented by ACGSI Members – Free Educational Genealogy Program

This evening will be an open sharing time for those in attendance to share about a unique ancestor, a great discovery, how they broke through a brick wall, or any other topic of interest. Each person will have a time to share and, if they have documents, to share those. These evenings always prove to be fun and informative.

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 normally in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Roundtable 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

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Where to Search For Documentation” December 12, 2018 presented by Marge Graham – Free Educational Genealogy Program

This presentation will discuss where to search to find documents including birth and death certificates, records of marriage, military, pensions, wills, probate and other legal and public records. This meeting will be in the Discovery Center in The Genealogy Center.

Marge Graham, an ACGSI member, is a former Certified Genealogist with over 35 years of genealogical research experience. She is the Allen County Genealogist for the Indiana Genealogical Society.

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 normally in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Free Monthly Educational Programs

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Roundtable 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

ACGSI events: www.acgsi.org/event.php

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/